Lagos Plans to support owners of looted stores -Deputy gov
The Lagos State Deputy Governor, Obafemi Hamzat, gives hope to owners of looted and vandalised stores in Lagos when he announces that the state government is making plans to support owners of those stores.
This statement was revealed in a tweet. The tweet also contained a link to a form that the store owners are expected to fill online.
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The statement reads:
“If you are a Lagos based business and your store got looted/vandalized this week, please fill this form by @LSETFhttps://t.co/lwPiXvFzTp. Let’s do what we can to support you,” he tweets.
Earlier, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu said the state begins the process of healing from the large scale destruction.
Earlier, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu said the state had activated the process of healing from the large scale destruction.
Sanwo-Olu described barbaric attack in Lagos as “coordinated wanton destruction”, saying it would take the State many decades to recover from the devastation.
He said, “My heart bled after I went out today for a first-hand assessment of the destruction of assets of the Government and private properties.
“The level of destruction observed indicated that the violence was more than just a peaceful protest and agitations for police reforms.
“The proportion of devastation is a lot. This is not the Lagos that was handed over to me on May 29, 2019.
“Moving forward from the destruction, we have to continue the process of healing ourselves. We need to stop some of our citizens still using social media to instigate or incite the people. It will not be under my watch that we will lose the city that has the largest economy in the entire black nation. Enough is enough. I have moved around and I saw that our people want peace. On this, we are committed to bringing lasting peace back to the State.”
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