The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has pleaded with the youths in his tweets, today, 21st October 2020, calling for peace to reign in the state.
Following the uproar that happened yesterday at Lekki tollgate, the incident has triggered anger, causing people to seek reverge which has resulted in the lost of properties, deaths and injuries of many citizens.
The Governor in his tweets pleaded with the people saying, “I want to once again, and passionately from the depth of my heart appeal to our teeming youths, to our protesters that you should please give peace a chance. There have been several reported cases of arson, and of destruction of properties this morning.”
He further pleaded saying, “We want to plead with parents, we want to appeal to guardians, I want to appeal to our citizens, especially our youths. I feel the pain, and I want to say once again that as your Governor, I will continue to ensure that every life does matter”
“Information reaching us now is that a life was lost at Reddington Hospital due to blunt force trauma to the head. It is an unfortunate and very sad loss. This is an isolated case. We are still investigating if he was a protester.” He said.