“I Practically Shed Tears Seeing The Destruction Executed On Govt Properties In Lagos” -Gov El Rufai
Gov Babajide Sanwo Olu, Gov Nasir El-Rufai
Gov Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State paid a go to to the Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Thursday, November 5 to commiserate with him over the current lack of lives and properties in Lagos state.
Rampaging hoodlums had hijacked the #EndSARS protests in opposition to police brutality to wreak havoc in Lagos final month.
El-Rufai stated Sanwo-Olu did all that wanted to be performed to forestall the demonstrations from degenerating to violence however those that thrive in violence infiltrated the protests to realize their agenda.
In response to a press release by Sanwo-Olu’s Chief Press Secretary, Gboyega Akosile, the Kaduna State governor stated he practically shed tears seeing pictures of burnt and looted websites in Lagos.
The assertion was titled, ‘El-Rufai: Youths Who Destroyed Public Belongings In Lagos On Self-Destruction’.
It quoted El-Rufai as saying, “I’ve frolicked to see a few of the photos of the destruction performed on public properties in Lagos and I practically shed tears. Anybody who cares about growth and progress will cry after seeing what has been performed to public services and other people’s funding that offered jobs to youths.
“Whereas expressing anger on police brutality could also be proper, however destroying public properties, which should be rebuilt utilizing cash that’s wanted to spend money on different public infrastructure, below the guise of protest is nothing however self-destruction.
“The Authorities of Lagos and the Federal Authorities should re-invest scarce assets that might have been used for different issues to rebuild the vandalised services.”
The Kaduna State governor additionally sympathised with the Nigeria Police Pressure and those that misplaced family members in Lagos within the wake of the violence, saying the Federal Authorities should not enable wanton destruction of public belongings to occur once more.
On his half, Sanwo-Olu thanked his colleague, saying the state had moved on however “vowed to make the state uncomfortable for these with the intention to destroy the state’s economic system and heritage.”