Tinubu Reacts to Incomes Billions From Lekki Toll Gate
A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress presently the nationwide chief of the social gathering, Bola Tinubu has opened up on studies that he makes billions from Lekki toll gate.
Tinubu whereas reacting to the bloodbath of #EndSARS protesters are Lekki toll gate stated he has by no means earned a dime from the toll gate.
The previous Lagos State governor spoke on Wednesday morning in a phone interview with Channels Tv monitored by The PUNCH.
He condemned the motion allegedly perpetrated by the Nigerian Military, saying, “Why will they use stay bullets?
“I’ll by no means, by no means be a part of any carnage. I’ll by no means be a part of that.”
Tinubu additionally denied having any funding within the Lekki Concession Firm, the agency which manages the tollgate.
“I’ve no dime, no kobo funding within the tollgate,” he stated.
Persevering with, the APC chieftain stated, “We’re about 13 to 14 days into the protests now. Prior to now, I used to be being accused and reported to the Presidency that I used to be behind the protests, that I used to be a sponsor of the protests.”
Tinubu stated he refuted the allegations and “appealed to the youths” and Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to reply to the calls for of the protesters.
“That was why he (Sanwo-Olu) arrange the Judicial Fee of Inquiry. The governor has gone to the house of one of many victims to enchantment to them.
“He has put N200m collectively as a part of restitution and compensation for these attacked.”
Tragedy struck when safety operatives, in a bid to disperse #EndSARS protesters, reportedly opened hearth on the teeming youths on the Lekki tollgate round 7pm on Tuesday.
Eyewitnesses claimed seven individuals, principally youths, died within the assault whereas about 30 injured victims are presently receiving remedies at completely different hospitals within the Lekki space.