Babatunde Fashola, the Minister for Works and Housing discovered a hidden camera at the Lekki Toll Gate, Admiralty Circle, in Lagos on Sunday.
Fashola, while leadibg a Federal Government delegation on the request of President Muhammadu Buhari to commiserate with the Babajide Danwo-Olu, the Lagos State Governor, over the wanton violence that rocked the state last week.
Those in the entourage included: Ministers of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, Mines and Industries, Olamilekan Adegbite, Niyi Adebayo, Trade and Investments and Olorunnibe Mamora, Health state.
In addition, some South West Governors such as: Kayode Fayemi, Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu, Seyi Makinde, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, respectively, were on the inspection tour in the company of journalist.
During the inspection, Fashola discovered the camera at the Lekki Toll Gate and subsequently, handed it over to Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu for forensic analysis and further investigation.
According to the former Lagos Governor the camera may have been planted by some subversive elements priory to the reported shootings for ulterior motives.
The minister, who picked up the camera with an aid of a handkerchief, handed it over to Sanwo-Olu, sating, “I think this will help with the ongoing investigations into the shootings at the Lekki Toll Gate.
“It requires forensic analysis and could be used in the investigations to unravel the mystery surrounding the shootings at the Toll Gate, I believe.”