The spokesman for Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said the the Minister is currently out of Nigeria on an official assignment and will soon react to the report of the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on Restitution for Victims of SARS Related Abuses and other matters, Eaglesforesight reports.

 

The minister’s spokesman who did not disclose the country his principal is in at the moment.

 

“We are out of the country (Nigeria) on assignment. Expect our response shortly,” he wrote

#2020LekkiMassacre: Group Gives  all Govt Ultimatum To Free #EndSARS Prisoners, Compensate All Victims, Bring the Killers to Book!

Though “out of the country”, Adeyemi issued a statement on Thursday hailing the United States for removing Nigeria from the list of religious violators.

 

The office of the minister has, however, kept mum three days after the panel’s report on the Lekki incident of October 20, 2020 leaked to the public.

 

Mohammed, 69, has been in the eye of the storm since Monday, November 15, 2021, when the Justice Doris Okuwobi-led panel submitted its report to the Lagos State Government, noting that at least nine persons were confirmed dead at the Lekki toll plaza when soldiers stormed the tollgate to disperse EndSARS protesters on October 20, 2020.

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