Giving an update on the Lekki shooting during a live interview on CNN, Sanwoolu disclosed that according to CCTV footage gotten from the scene of the shooting, officers of the Nigerian Army were responsible for the attack.
When asked about who ordered the shooting at Lekki toll gate and which security branch carried out the order, Governor Sanwo-Olu said; “From the footage that we can see, there are cameras at that facility. It seems to me that there were men in military uniform, should be Nigerian Army.”
The Interviewer pressed further, ”So you’re saying that it was Military officers who ordered peaceful protesters to be shot in lekki?”
Governor Sanwo-Olu replied; “Yes, they were there. That’s what it shows”.
When asked if anyone will be held accountable, Governor Sanwo-Olu said; “They certainly would….I mean, we’ll do everything to ensure that they are held accountable”