- Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has signed an executive order to rebuild Lagos state
- This is following the massive destruction of properties by hoodlums after #EndSARS protests
- The governor constituted the Lagos State Rebuilding Trust Fund to oversee the rebuilding of properties
Following the destruction of properties by hoodlums across Lagos, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Wednesday, November 4, signed an executive order to rebuild the state.
In a report by The Nation, Sanwo-Olu constituted the Lagos State Rebuilding Trust Fund to oversee the rebuilding of every aspect of the state and also look at the future and healing of wounds.
Both private and government properties were vandalized and torched in different areas of Lagos after the shooting of peaceful #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki toll gate.
Legit.ng recalls that Governor Sanwo-Olu said his government would need N1 trillion to rebuild the state.
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The governor made this known when the speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Femi Gbajabiamila, paid him a solidarity visit on Sunday, October 25, in his Marina office.
Governor Sanwo-Olu said the state is in dilemma considering the massive destruction, but expressed hope that Lagos will heal and come back stronger.
Meanwhile, southwest governors and ministers of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on Sunday, October 25, commiserated with Sanwo-Olu and the people of Lagos following the spate of tragedies in the state.
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.
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.
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