EndSARS: Southwest governors, ministers commiserate with Sanwo-Olu

EndSARS: Southwest governors, ministers commiserate with Sanwo-Olu

- Southwest governors and ministers have paid a solidarity visit to the governor of Lagos state, Babjide Sanwo-Olu

- The state leaders and ministers commiserated with Governor Sanwo-Olu following the spate of tragedies in Lagos

- Recall that in the last few days a number of unfortunate incidents have occurred across Lagos

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Following the spate of tragedies in Lagos state, southwest governors and ministers of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on Sunday, October 25, commiserated with Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and the people of the state.

Legit.ng gathered that the ministers and governors paid the Lagos state governor a solidarity visit after the repeated attacks on facilities by suspected thugs wreaking havoc under the guise of EndSARS protest.

Sanwo-Olu's chief press secretary, Gboyega Akosile made the disclosure in a series of tweets on Sunday.

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EndSARS: Southwest governors, ministers commiserate with Sanwo-Olu

Southwest governors, ministers paid a visit to Sanwo-Olu. Photo credit: Gboyega Akosile
Source: Twitter

Rauf Aregbesola, the minister of interior and former governor of Osun state led opening prayers during the visit.

According to Akosile, Sanwo-Olu took the governors and ministers took round some of the vandalised assets including the Lekki toll gate to inspect the aftermath of the destruction.

Sunday Dare, minister of youth and sports, Babatunde Fashola, minister of works and housing, Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state, and Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti state were among those present.

This development is coming a day after All Progressives Congress (APC) national leader, Bola Tinubu, paid a visit to the governor of Lagos state ending the speculation that he travelled out of the country.

Tinubu's visit to Sanwo-Olu came on Saturday, October 24, at the Marina State House amid a deluge of tragedies occasioned by wanton of destruction in the state by hoodlums.

Addressing journalists, the APC leader expressed displeasure with how EndSARS protest transcended into violence that led to the vandalisation of the government properties and private facilities.

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Earlier, Legit.ng reported that in efforts to help those who have been directly affected by the looting that occurred across Lagos in the last few days, the state government announced that it plans to support business owners who had their businesses vandalised or looted by hoodlums.

This was disclosed in a tweet, Obafemi Hamzat, the deputy governor of the state.

Also, Governor Sanwo-Olu announced the easing of the curfew imposed on Lagos state over repeated attacks on facilities by suspected thugs wreaking havoc under the guise of EndSARS protest.

The governor made the announcement on Friday evening, October 23, during a press conference in the state.

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