A statement through the division’s spokesman maintained that the allegation became geared toward inflicting anarchy withinside the country.
The statement reads: “The interest of Headquarters 81 Division Nigerian Army has been interested in a viral video on social media wherein it turned into alleged that civilian protesters have been massacred through soldiers at Lekki Toll Plaza. This allegation is untrue, unfounded and geared toward inflicting anarchy withinside the country.
“At no time did squaddies of the Nigerian Army open hearthplace on any civilian. From the onset of the ENDSARS protest, there has been no time personnel of 81 Division Nigerian Army Lagos have been involved.