A witness at the Lekki toll gate shooting which happened on Tuesday, October 20, has finally shared his near death experience.
The British-Nigerian activist, Ephraim said he was present at the shooting of EndSARS protesters at the Lekki tollgate.
In an interview with BBC, Ephraim shared his experience. He revealed that on the night of the shooting, bodies of protesters were thrown into the trucks by military operatives.
Ephraim said he felt like he was going to die after seeing the bodies thrown in to the truck. He disclosed that a 13 year old teenage boy was also a victim of the shooting.
“After seeing bodies being thrown into the truck, I felt I was going to die there. I’m yet to process what I lived through in the past three days. I don’t know what I feel but one thing I know is the truth has to be told. While we were there, Wednesday morning trying to sort out care for people, more people arrived in the hospital with gunshot wounds.”
There was a teenage boy who couldn’t be more than 13. A child. I was very young when I started hearing in Nigeria that the youths are the leaders of tomorrow, but it seems that tomorrow never comes. At this point, it’s about respecting the sacrifices of those who’ve gone, and trying to find a way so we don’t lose any more lives”. He said.
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I felt I was going to die there – Witness at the Lekki Toll gate shooting speaks.
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