EndSARS: Youths raze BRT buses, Sanwo-Olu’s family house

EndSARS: Youths raze BRT buses, Sanwo-Olu’s family house

- It seems that the violence perpetrated by thugs in Lagos now has no limit

- The hoodlums on Wednesday, October 21, went as far as razing the house of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu mother

- The criminals also set ablaze some BRT buses in their attack

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The rising spate of violence in Lagos that is coming alongside the EndSARS protest is becoming more worrisome for a lot of innocent citizens some of whom have been victims already.

In fact, disturbing reports indicate that a group angry youths have transferred their grievance on the governor of the state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu.

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The mob, according to This Day, also set ablaze the house of Governor Sanwo-Olu's mother in the state on Wednesday, October 21.

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Not only that, the hoodlums went ahead to burn down some BRT buses in their uncontrollable rage.

Meanwhile, Governor Sanwo-Olu had extended the curfew by 72 hours to curb the spate of rising violence in the state.

Governor Sanwo-Olu made this announcement in a live broadcast on Wednesday, October 21.

The governor also debunked claims that there were recorded casualties from the rampant gunshots in the Lekki area of the state.

EndSARS: Youths raze BRT buses, Sanwo-Olu’s family house
Sanwo-Olu’s family house was set ablaze by angry youths in Lagos on Wednesday, October 21 (Photo: The Cable)
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He said:

“Three of the injured protesters have been discharged, while some are in the hospital. There is no record of any fatalities.”

Added to this, some hoodlums in Lagos on Monday, October 19, attacked operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) unit of the police command.

Eyewitnesses told journalists that the mayhem took place along the Herbert Macaulay Way in the Yaba area of the state.

It was gathered that the thugs attacked the security agents believing that they were deployed by the police force to disperse them and thus, forcefully end the protest.

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The officers who were on their way in a truck to relieve their colleagues who have been on duty since Sunday, October 18, were overpowered by the thugs.

The criminals who used bottles and stones on the officers seriously injured not less than 14 of them in Ebute Meta. The injured security agents had been taken to the Police Clinic Ikeja while others were rushed to the General Hospital.

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Onyirioha Nnamdi Onyirioha Nnamdi is a graduate of Literature and English Language at the University of Lagos. He is a Politics/Current Affairs Editor who writes on news and political topics for Legit.ng. He brings into his reporting a wealth of experience in creative and analytical writing. Nnamdi has a major interest in local and global politics. He has a professional certificate from Reuters and was awarded the editor with the best listicle for 2021. Contact: 08062988054, o.nnamdi@corp.legit.ng

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