The Governor of Lagos state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu was at the venue of the #EndSARS protests today(Monday).
According to him, “the safety of everyone involved in peaceful protests across Lagos is important and communicating with the CP, this is what we want to guarantee on all sides”.
Sanwo-olu says he will be meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja.
Sepaking further, he says “As a servant of the people, my job is to listen and do everything within my power to act while managing the nature of the problems our people are protesting against. I am proud of our youth and the courage they are displaying in articulating their grievances.
“I identify wholeheartedly with the #EndSARS campaign as it touches the essence of democratic freedom”.
He added that “Citizens must never be denied the right to protest and your voices have been heard”.
The Governor also appealed with the protesters to take a break from protesting tomorrow.
“I want to appeal to the protesters to take a break from protesting tomorrow. Tempers are at a highest on all sides at this time and while we work to prevent escalation, the safety of our residents is paramount.
“I speak not just as a governor, but as a father, brother and son”.he said