President Muhammadu Buhari (r) Receives Report of Destruction to Assets from Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State in Abuja,FCT

#EndSARS: Governor presents report of damage to assets in Lagos to Buhari

Isola Moses | ConsumerConnect

Following the large-scale disruptions to normal life, and wanton destruction of public and private assets in the wake of #EndSARS protests in the state, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has presented a situation report on the extent of the destruction suffered by the state to President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, FCT.

Governor Sanwo-Olu, who visited the Presidency Friday, November 6, 2020, briefed the Buhari on the recent developments in Lagos presented an official report on properties damaged by hoodlums during the nationwide anti-Police protests.

ConsumerConnect reports the Presidency also confirmed the meeting in a series of tweets via the President’s verified official Twitter account Friday.

According to the tweet, “President @MBuhari this (Friday) afternoon met with Governor @jidesanwoolu of Lagos.

“The Governor presented a report on the extent of the destruction suffered by Lagos State in the aftermath of the ENDSARS protests #AsoVillaToday.”

The governor’s second visit to the President following the #EndSARS protests came three weeks after armed men in Army camouflage shot at the protesters at the Lekki Toll gate, in Lagos.

It is recalled following the October 21 shooting at the toll gate, hoodlums resorted to unleashing unwarranted attacks on public institutions and destroyed both public and private properties in several parts of Lagos State and the country as a while.

Earlier during his

Sanwo-Olu was reported to have told Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, Speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, during his recent visit Lagos, that the state would need N1trillion for reconstruction and rehabilitation of damaged assets caused by hoodlums who hijacked the #EndSARS protests.

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