EndSARS: IGP Adamu arrives Lagos to inspect burnt police stations

EndSARS: IGP Adamu arrives Lagos to inspect burnt police stations

- IGP Mohammed Adamu has reportedly arrived Lagos on inspection tour after the violence which trailed the #EndSARS protest in the state

- Several police stations were burnt while some policemen also lost their lives in the attacks perpetrated by hoodlums

- Meanwhile, Governor Sanwo-Olu has announced compensation plans for the families of the deceased policemen

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The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, is reportedly in Lagos to inspect and assess the damages done to police stations in the aftermath of the violence which trailed the #EndSARS violence.

The Nation shared a video of a burnt police station as the police chief allegedly arrived the scene for inspection.

Apart from burning police stations and vandalising operational vehicles, some policemen also lost their lives in the violence that engulfed Lagos after hoodlums hijacked the peaceful #EndSARS protest.

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EndSARS: IGP Adamu inspects burnt police stations in Lagos
After #EndSARS violence, IGP Adamu inspects burnt police stations in Lagos
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Amidst the violence, Adamu told men of the Nigerian police to defend themselves against attacks by the hoodlums, Legit.ng earlier reported.

The police chief said officers are at liberty to defend themselves when they are under life-threatening situations.

Meanwhile, the governor of Lagos state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has vowed that police officers killed amid the EndSARS violence will not die in vain.

This is as Sanwo-Olu on Wednesday, October 28, directed the Lagos State Scholarship Board to award scholarships to their children up to the university level.

Six police officers were lynched, 36 critically injured while 71 police operational vehicles were burnt.

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In another report, the Lagos state government has lifted the curfew imposed on the state in a bid to check the #EndSARS violence.

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The state government announced the lifting of the curfew late on Saturday, October 31.

Governor Sanwo-Olu's aide, Gboyega Akosile, first tweeted the development on Saturday before the state government confirmed it on its official Twitter handle.

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