NBA Condemns Killing of Innocent #ENDSARS Protesters in Lagos, Promises Legal Action Against the Military
The Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, has condemned the dastardly killing and shooting of #EndSARs protesters in Lekki Toll Gate, Lagos State, by men of the Nigerian Military.
The NBA made its position known in a statement made by it’s President, Olumide Akpata on October 20 following the incident.
In its statement, the NBA promised to begin legal proceedings at all relevant fora locally and internationally against the Nigerian Military and other relevant authorities on behalf of the victims’ families. It also requested the Nigerian Military to immediately identify the soldiers involved in the shootings.
A National Executive Committee of the NBA is also to be convened within the next 48 hours to review the state of the Nation and take steps to deal with the situation and prevent further chaos.
The statement is given below: