Some Governors from the South West and Ministers were in Lagos on Sunday to commiserate with Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos state over the large-scale destruction of public and private facilities by hoodlums who had hijacked the #EndSARS protests by youths.
The delegation was received by the Governor of Lagos state at the state house in Marina. The Governors received include Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State and Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State.
Meanwhile the Ministers on ground were Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola; Minister of Power and Housing, Babatunde Fashola; Minister of State for Health, Olorunmibe Mamora and Minister of Industry, Trade, and Investment, Niyi Adebayo; Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare and Minister of Mines and Steel, Olamilekan Adegbite.
The delegation were taken round a tour to see the level of damage that had been done by the hoodlums after which a press conference was held.
The Chairman of Southwest Governors’ Forum and Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu, SAN, likened Lagos to a war zone, given the extent of the destruction.
On the other hand, the Minister of power and housing, Babatunde Fashola hailed Sanwo-Olu for his “untiring effort” to restore peace in the State while also cautioning those posting inflammatory comments in the social media to desist from the act.
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