Nigeria, Feb. 6 -- At least four members of the nine-member Lagos Judicial Panel of Inquiry have disagreed over the decision to reopen the Lekki Tollgate.

The four members, led by Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), said they were not a party to the panel's decision to reopen the tollgate.

The other dissenters include Patience Udoh, a lawyer and human rights activist, and the two representatives of the youth, Rinuola Oduola and Temitope Majekodunmi.

They said the decision of the other members of the panel does not represent theirs, adding that it was "premature" to open the tollgate.

The panel had earlier approved the reopening of the tollgate, which had not been operational since October 20, last year, when armed...