Sanwo-Olu Sets for Statewide Broadcast Over Lekki Killings

Lagos governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu will be addressing the state in a statewide broadcast over the Lekki killings yesternight at the Lekki Toll Gate.

It was gathered that some casualties have been recorded but the figures are uncertain at this time of reports, judging from videos from social media.

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The governor in a statement revealed that so far 25 injured protesters are at separate hospitals across the state, not making a comment about the reported casualty.

“This is the toughest night of our lives as forces beyond our direct control have moved to make dark notes in our history, but we will face it and come out stronger.

“I’ve just concluded visits to hospitals with victims of this unfortunate shooting incident at Lekki. It has taken me this long to make a statement because I have to prioritize the welfare of the victims of this very sad incident.

“There are currently 10 patients at the Gen Hospital, 11 at Reddington and 4 at Vedic; with mild to moderate levels of injuries while 2 are receiving intensive medical care.

“3 patients have been discharged & we will continue to monitor and ensure all patients get the best care.”

He also promised to work with the federal government in getting to the root of the incident.

“As the Governor of our state, I recognize the buck stops at my table and I will work with the FG to get to the root of this unfortunate incident and stabilize all security operations to protect the lives of our residents.

“I will give a state broadcast in the morning.”

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