Abayomi Omamuwasan, the Managing Director of Lekki Concession Company, said that the CCTV cameras at the tollgate stopped recording by 8.00PM on the day of that massacre.
The Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry, has being informed by Abayomi Omamuwasan that the Closed-Circuit Television camera of the company did not capture the shooting of peaceful #ENDSARS protesters by the Nigerian Army.
Omamuwasan had earlier submitted a hard drive to the panel, saying it contained the incident that happened on October 20, 2020. While further testifying before the panel, he informed the panel that the CCTV camera stopped recording due to the vandalism of some equipment and fire outbreak at the toll gate.
He also said the company had three surveillance cameras located at Sandfill, Ikoyi Bridge and one at Chevron. And it stopped recording around 8pm,” Omamuwasan told the panel. He added that the fire outbreak at the Ikoyi Bridge affected the CCTV cameras and it stopped recording.
Explaining the reason for the power outage, he insisted that the company complied with the curfew and asked staff to leave in adherence with the directive of the state government. He added that the company withdrew its staff from the toll gate following the takeover of the toll gate by the protesters.