Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has directed the state Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu to institute an investigation into the harassment of some protesters who had been arrested throughout final Saturday botched protest on the Lekki Tollgate.
Commissioner for Info and Technique, Mr Gbenga Omotoso, disclosed this on Monday, at a media parley, organised by Administration of Lekki Concession Firm, LCC, to clear the air on some controversial reviews within the media, held in Ikeja GRA, Lagos.
The botched protest was being organised by some aggrieved teams to protest the order by a judicial panel of inquiry into the #EndSARS protest of October 20, 2020, and different alleged police brutality within the state.
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Whereas talking with newsmen on the alleged harassment of some protesters on Saturday, Omotosho stated the Governor has directed CP to start an investigation into the molestation of some protesters with a view to prosecute and punish any officer discovered culpable.
Based on the commissioner, the incident has embarrassed the state authorities and wouldn’t be condoned.
Omotosho recalled that the state governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu was bodily backing the #EndSARS protest and went to Abuja to ship the protesters calls for to Mr president
Talking towards the quantum of cash misplaced through the protests the LCC boss Mr Yomi Omomuwasan stated that the agency has misplaced a tough estimate of over N2.5 billion to the damages skilled between October 20, 2021, to February 13, 2021.
Whereas lamenting the loss, Omomuwasan stated the corporate has obligations to be met, therefore, wanted to get again to work.