Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has condemned the Killing of innocent #EndSARS protesters who were shot by Soldiers deployed to the Tollgate following imposition of 24-hour curfew in the state. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu described the tragic incident as ““dark notes in our history”.
Soldiers deployed to the Lekki Tollgate had on Tuesday night killed an unconfirmed number of the #EndSARS protesters when they fired shots at the young peaceful protesters, leaving several others injured at the process.
Tweeting on the tragic incident on Wednesday morning, Lagos State governor Sanwo-Olu who describe the tragic incident to have been “forces beyond our direct control”, said in a series of tweet;
“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.
“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”, the governor said in a tweet.