Lekki Shooting: Charles ‘Ironside’ Aghogho Reacts To The Judicial Panel Of Inquiry ReportCharles Aghogho is also the founder of Ironside Foundation a non-profit that focuses on empowering the youth and women.
The panel’s report which indicted the Nigerian Army made various recommendations which included among others; adequate funding and effective training for the police, and provision of requisite accoutrements and equipment. The panel also recommended a better and more harmonized communication system with all security apparatus of Lagos state, and the improvement of the welfare of police officers particularly as it relates to increment in salary, well-equipped offices, provision of decent accommodation and transportation.
The panel also recommended that all those arrested in the course of the protest should be granted bail, prosecuted for any offence that may be alleged against them or where no prima facie evidence of culpability is disclosed upon due investigation, be released immediately. The report also recommended that the Nigeria Army be discouraged from intervening in internal security matters.
He further called on the youths to participate in partisan politics as a way of ensuring that their interests are protected in governance and urged them to be law-abiding citizens, to eschew violence and all acts that will infringe on the security and unity of Nigeria.