The governor of Lagos State jide Sanwo Olu has reacted to the attack that was unleashed on peaceful protesters with the speculation that it was sponsored by the Governments.
Jide Sanwo Olu wrote “I strongly condemn the attack of peaceful protesters by armed and unscrupulous elements trying to cause chaos in Alausa today.
My government will never tolerate the attack of protesters. Security agents will immediately protect peaceful protesters from miscreants.”
He also said investigation is ongoing to find out why the Lagos State government bus was used to convey the miscreants to the protest ground.
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“I have received reports involving a bus in our state bus service. Our buses will never be involved in such activities and I have instructed the state team to get to the root of it.
I will address our residents live today on developments,” Jide Sanwo Olu wrote.
“I understand the atmosphere of distrust in which things are happening and how rapidly the situation has escalated, but I need to let every Lagosian understand that our government believes firmly in democratic ideals and will continue to act in accordance with our belief,” Jide Sanwo Olu added.