The Lagos State Government on Sunday has confirmed the approval of mass burial for #EndSARS victims.
It claimed that the bodies of 103 victims of #EndSARS protest in 2020 prepared for mass burial, were not from the Lekki tollgate as its been alleged.
This was revealed in a statement issued on Sunday and made available to Journalists
The government noted that the bodies were picked up from different parts of Lagos like Ikeja, Ajah, Isolo, Ikorodu, etc.
The statement also cited the jailbreak that happened at Ikoyi Prison and insisted no bodies were retrieved from the Lekki tollgate.
The starement reads: “For the records, the Lagos State Environmental Health Unit picked up bodies in the aftermath of #EndSARS violence and community clashes at Fagba, Ketu, Ikorodu, Orile, Ajegunle, Abule-Egba, Ikeja, Ojota, Ekoro, Ogba, Isolo and Ajah areas of Lagos State.
“There was also a jailbreak at Ikoyi Prison. The 103 casualties mentioned in the document were from these incidents and NOT from Lekki Toll-gate as being alleged. For the avoidance of doubt, no body was retrieved from the Lekki Toll Gate incident. “