The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has stated he will likely be assembly with President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, over the continued Finish SARS protests within the state.
Sanwo-Olu disclosed this in an announcement posted on Twitter on Monday.
“I used to be on the venue of one of many Finish SARS protests at the moment. The security of everybody concerned in peaceable protests throughout Lagos is vital and speaking with the CP, that is what we wish to assure on all sides.
“Tomorrow, I will likely be assembly with HE Pres. @MBuhari in Abuja,” he stated.
Sanwo-Olu additionally confirmed he has been briefed on a few of the casualties from the protests and pleaded with residents to not alongside the demonstrations be “hijacked” by individuals with “pre-existing vendetta”.
“I’ve acquired the information of casualties on the Surulere protest in addition to different developments we’re monitoring. We mourn with the households of those that have misplaced their family members.
“Please don’t enable your protest to be hijacked and utilized by individuals with a pre-existing vendetta,” the Governor stated.
He added that:”I wish to attraction to the protesters to take a break from protesting tomorrow. Tempers are excessive on all sides at the moment and whereas we work to forestall escalation, the security of our residents is paramount.
“I communicate not simply as a governor, however as a father, brother and son.”