Governors of Nigeria’s Southwestern states and federal ministers on Sunday paid a commiseration visit to Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu following attacks by hoodlums on various private and state-owned facilities across the country’s commercial capital.
Those present include; Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo, Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti, and Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state, Rauf Aregbesola the Minister of Interior, Babatunde Fashola the Minister of Power and Housing, Olamilekan Adebite, Minister of Mines and Steel, and Niyi Adebayo the Minister of Industry, Trade, and Investment.
Others include Sunday Dare, Minister of Youth and Sports Development, and Olorunmibe Mamora the Minister of State for Health.
According to the ministers, they were directed by the Federal Government to carry out an on the spot assessment tour on the damaged infrastructure, following the hijacking of the #EndSARS protest.
They visited the Lagos High Court, the Lagos State DNA & Forensic Centre, they also visited the Nigerian Ports Authority Headquarters, Marina which was burnt at the back wing including vehicles in the compound, and the Lekki tollgate.
Shortly after the tour, Babajide Fashola who spoke on behalf of the ministers present said “words alone can not quantify the level of destruction carried out in the state. But I know all will be well.”
Fashola said for all to be well, citizens must resist posting or sharing inciteful comments and videos as “it is possible that some people want us to go against one another.”