Were 78 people killed at the Lekki Toll?

Claim

Various numbers of people were reported killed by soldiers at the Lekki Toll Shooting incident on Tuesday Night. In other accounts, the numbers ranging from 15 to 25 individuals reportedly shot dead.

Analysis

After a considerably detailed search of hospitals and mortuaries in the State, Governor Jide Sanwo-Olu confirmed that only 1 life was confirmed lost in connection to the Lekki Incident. According to staff Reddington Hospital Lekki, the death of the unnamed individual was caused by blunt force trauma.

Another body with a gunshot wound was deposited in a Mortuary in Yaba. An investigation is still ongoing to see if this occurred at the Lekki Toll Incident.

False