According to sources, not less than 99 protesters lost their lives during the #EndSARS protest in October 2020. Their bodies being said to have been deposited in a morgue in Lagos state.
Part of the victims were three protesters killed in the infamous shooting at the Lekki gate on the night of October 20, 2020. This was made known by renowned Lagos Pathologist, Professor John Obafunwa. This was made known by the Don to the Lagos Judicial Panel of Inquiry.
Speaking further, the medical expert disclosed that all bodies were brought to the morgues between October 19 and 24, 2020. Nonetheless, he didn’t uncover the details of the autopsies conducted on the bodies.
Professor Obafunwa, a professor of Medicine and Head of the Department of Morbid Anatomy at the Lagos University College of Medicine, speaking on Saturday, June 5, 2020 when cross-examined by Olumide Fusika, a counsel to the #endSARS protesters said: “Those are the three bodies I was told were from Lekki as recorded by the people who brought them in,”.