EndSARS: Attacks in Lagos is an injury to all, says Abia governor

EndSARS: Attacks in Lagos is an injury to all, says Abia governor

- Governor Ikpeazu is not happy with the wanton destruction of properties in Lagos and has aired his view

- The Abia governor made his displeasure known when he paid a solidarity visit to the number citizen of Lagos, Babajide Sanwo-Olu

- Southeast and south-south leaders also commiserated with Governor Sanwo-Olu following the spate of tragedies in Lagos during a visit

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The governor of Abia state, Okezie Ikpeazu, paid a solidarity visit to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu at his office just like his southwest counterparts following the attacks on facilities in Lagos state by suspected thugs wreaking havoc under the guise of #EndSARS protest.

Legit.ng gathered that Ikpeazu, who commiserated with Sanwo-Olu said criminals who carried out the coordinated attacks orchestrated the violence to hurt the whole country.

Sanwo-Olu's chief press secretary, Gboyega Akosile, made the disclosure in a series of tweets on Wednesday, November 11.

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The Abia state governor described the attacks as an injury to all because the most populous state in West Africa is home to all Nigerians irrespective of their tribe, language, or religion.

Attacks in Lagos An Injury to All – Abia Governor

Governor Sanwo-Olu received solidarity visits from his Abia state counterpart and indigenes of southeast and south-south living in Lagos. Photo credit: gboyegaakosile1
Source: Twitter

Ikpeazu while thanking Sanwo-Olu for protecting Igbo owned businesses and properties during the EndSARS violence, called on all Nigerians as well to condemn the attacks.

Meanwhile, Sanwo-Olu received a solidarity visit at the Lagos House, Alausa, on Wednesday, from indigenes of the southeast and south-south region living in the state.

The Igbo leaders, led by Joe Igbokwe, the governor’s special adviser on drainage and water resources, pledged their loyalty to the people and government of Lagos.

Otunba Isaac Emiyade, the south-south leader in Lagos on his part said he has never witnessed public protests with so much destruction of properties since 1977 when he lived in Lagos.

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Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Governor Sanwo-Olu said his government would need N1 trillion to rebuild the state following wanton destructions.

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.

Sanwo-Olu said the state is in dilemma considering the massive destruction, but expressed hope that Lagos will heal and come back stronger.

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