In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 21st, October, 2020

Sanwo-Olu Apologises After Troopers Shot Lekki Protesters, Condemns Assault

Sanwo-Olu Apologises After Soldiers Shot Lekki Protesters, Condemns Attack

Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Babajide Sanwo-Olu


The Governor of Lagos,  Babajide Sanwo-Olu has apologised for the taking pictures of #EndSARS protesters yesterday.


He condemned the assault by safety forces on Tuesday night in Lekki toll plaza.


He additionally introduced suspension of all state actions for 3 days in solidarity with the continuing #ENDSARS protests and agitations throughout the state.


He said the flag in any respect authorities amenities will probably be flown half- mast within the subsequent three days.


He made these disclosures in a dwell broadcast this morning the place he additionally gave updates on the shootings of protesters.


Based on Sanwo-Olu, he went out all evening with members of his staff they usually visited hospitals, mortuaries to get first hand info on casualties


The governor mentioned 24 of the injured have been being handled at three hospitals- Common Hospital (10); Reddington Hospitals (eight) and one other hospital (six) including that three of the victims had surgical procedure and about 4 can be discharged right this moment.


Interesting for calm, Sanwo-Olu apologised to the youths, reiterating their anger was justified.


He pleaded with mother and father/guardians to restrain their kids/wards as authorities makes efforts to comprise the scenario.


Particulars shortly…


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