Lagos Govt Orders Investigation Of Lekki Toll Gate Shootings
The Lagos State Government has reacted to the shooting at the Lekki toll gate on Tuesday night.
The Lagos State government has ordered the investigation of shootings at the Lekki Toll plaza, which followed the 24-hour curfew imposed to stop criminals hiding under the #ENDSARS protests to unleash mayhem on innocent citizens.
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.— Babajide Sanwo-Olu (@jidesanwoolu) October 21, 2020
I've just concluded visits to hospitals with victims of this unfortunate shooting incident at Lekki . pic.twitter.com/r5idAn9Pxw
Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotoso, gave the assurance in a series of tweets on Tuesday night.
According to him, the government has ordered an investigation into the incident.
He added Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has advised security agents not to arrest anyone as a result of the curfew.
“Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has advised the security agents not to arrest anyone on account of the curfew, which he urges residents to observe for the peaceful atmosphere we all cherish.
“He advises Lagosians to remain calm and not allow criminals, who have hijacked the noble protest of our gallant youths, to succeed in their evil plan of turning our dear State upside down.
“The Governor will do everything within his power to ensure that the lives of all Lagosians are protected at all times,” he said.