- The governor of Lagos state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu met with President Buhari
- The meeting was held at the State House, Abuja on Friday, November 6
- Sanwo-Olu during the meeting presented a report on the destruction of properties in Lagos
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos state on Friday, November 6, held a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House, Abuja.
A tweet from Bashir Ahmad, the personal assistant on new media to the president, via his verified Twitter handle, @BashirAhmaad confirmed the meeting took place.
The meeting between the governor and the president was used by Sanwo-Olu to give Buhari a report on the extent of the destruction suffered by Lagos in the aftermath of the #EndSARS protests.
Recall that Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday, October 13, met with the Nigerian leader over the nationwide protests against police brutality in the country.
The governor revealed that the details of his meeting with Buhari were on the way forward after the disbandment of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).
Sanwo-Olu said that during his talk with the president, he restated his commitment to embark on a total reform of the Nigerian Police Force (NPF).
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that following the destruction of properties by hoodlums across Lagos, Sanwo-Olu on Wednesday, November 4, signed an executive order to rebuild the state.
The governor also 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.
In a related development, Sanwo-Olu said his government would need N1 trillion to rebuild the state.
He 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.
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