An #EndSARS protester, Kamsiyochukwu Ibe, has been stabbed by unknown armed adult men and “left for dead” for showing right before the Lagos State Judicial Panel on Restitution for Victims of SARS Related Abuses and Other Matters.
A leading #EndSARS law firm, Adeshina Ogunlana, mentioned at a push conference in Ikeja on Monday that the sufferer was attacked on Sunday evening in the Sangotedo region of the state.
Ms Ibe, a witness of the Lekki tollgate massacre, was between the initially established of witnesses to show up before the panel as a witness and agitated for justice for victims of the incident that took place on October 20, 2020.
“The attackers were being not criminals who came to rob her of private effects, nor had been they rapists. The criminals arrived with id and with intent,” Mr Ogunlana mentioned.
“As they were being matcheting and chopping her the a few assailants stated, ‘we know you. Due to the fact you EndSARS persons have been warned to stop and you didn’t, when you die, go and continue on in heaven’.
“They inflicted really serious matchet cuts on her and remaining her for lifeless. That Kamsi is however alive is only by the grace of God.”
Mr Ogunlana, previous chair of the Nigerian Bar Affiliation, Ikeja department, mentioned the assault was an try to silence protesters.
In a 309-website page report submitted to Lagos governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the panel admitted that the Nigerian Military shot at defenceless protesters on October 20, 2021, with the intention to get rid of and maim them.
Victim narrates ordeal
In a video acquired by FIJ, the victim narrated her ordeal.
“Last evening, I was attacked on my way back again from TNS by a few guys whom I believed were being passersby,”
“We had been standing at the bus-cease waiting for a vehicle, only 1 of them to drop gentle on my deal with. One said, this female from panel, shebi an una sabi go, una no wan step back again abi?“
“They mentioned if they killed me, they would see how I would continue on to agitate for justice. So, I instructed them I don’t know what they are talking about. They started hitting me,” she mentioned.
“See my back, see my leg. They began reducing me like I was a thief. I survived by the grace of God since I considered I would die at that bus cease.”
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