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Lekki Shootings: We Stand By Our ‘Meticulously Researched’ Report – CNN

International Cable News Network (CNN) has stated that it stand on its “carefully and meticulously researched”report on the alleged shooting of peaceful #EndSARS protesters by soldiers at the Lekki toll plaza on October 20, 2020.

But Nigeria’s Minister for Information, Lai Mohammed, on Thursday, denied the report of the US based cable television.

we reported that CNN on Wednesday published an investigative report claiming soldiers fired live ammunition directly at protesters at the Lekki toll gate.

But Nigeria’s Minister for Information, Lai Mohammed, on Thursday, denied the report of the US based cable television.

Speaking during a televised press conference, Mohammed called for a sanction on CNN over the report, adding that the report on the Lekki tollgate incident as highly irresponsible.

Maintaining that there was no massacre, he also blamed the CNN report which he said misrepresented information on happenings on the incident which occurred at the Lekki tollgate on October 20.

He further expressed satisfaction with the role played by security agencies, including the Nigerian Army as well as the Police during the #EndSARS protest which rocked the country last month.

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