Hoodlums attack: Southwest senators lament Lagos destruction

Hoodlums attack: Southwest senators lament Lagos destruction

- Southwest senators have condemned the level of destruction on Lagos state as a result of hoodlums attack

- The senators said the destruction is too much for the state to bear

- They also called for a thorough investigation to find out what really happened

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The destruction of private and public properties in Lagos by hoodlums who hijacked the EndSARS protest have angered southwest senators.

The senators disclosed their condemnation of the EndSARS violence when they visited Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Tuesday, October 27, at the State House in Marina.

The senators who came to Lagos to commiserate with the governor were led by Senator Ajayi Boroffice.

According to a statement by the governor’s aide, Gboyega Akosile, the lawmakers were really sad when they were shown pictures of the buildings destroyed in Lagos.

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Senator Boroffice consequently described the destruction as an “orchestrated tragedy” that must be thoroughly investigated.

He said:

“Members of the South-West caucus in the Senate are here to console you over the demonic violence unleashed on Lagos. Government and private individuals suffered an incalculable loss in the unfortunate destruction that trailed the EndSARS protest."

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Destruction In Lagos Too Much For State To Bear – South-West Senators
Southwest Senators lamented the level of destruction on Lagos state as a result of hoodlums attack. Credit: Premium Times
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that in spite of the protests against the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) across the state, residents of Lagos have appealed to the police to return to their duty posts to ensure the safety of lives and property.

Lagosians made the plea on Tuesday, October 27, on social media platforms.

Legit.ng gathered that the residents said the police have deserted major roads within the state, adding that their absence has increased the cases of looting of private shops by the hoodlums.

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Also recall that Legit.ng previously reported that some hoodlums in Lagos on Tuesday, October 27, vandalised public property in the Mile 2 area of the state.

It was reported that the miscreants were seen with machetes, looting shops around the area as the violence spread to Owode axis along the Ikorodu.

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