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What Governor Ikpeazu Said About Lagos #EndSars Violence

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Details of What Governor Ikpeazu Said About Lagos #EndSars Violence has emerged.


iexclusive News Nigeria reports Abia State State Governor, Mr. Okezie Ikpeazu has condemned the violence and destruction unleashed on Lagos during the #EndSARS Protests.


According to the erstwhile Governor,  “criminals who carried out the last month coordinated attacks on public assets and private businesses in Lagos State orchestrated the violence to hurt the whole country’.


Ikpeazu went further to condemn the arson, stating that Lagos state remains a home for all Nigerians irrespective of tribe, language or religion.


This online news medium learnt that Ikpeazu made his stand known on Wednesday during his visit to Lagos to commiserate with Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu over the attacks.



The Abia Governor particularly thanked his Lagos State counterpart for protecting the businesses and properties owned by Igbo during the violence.


Exact Words Of What Governor Ikpeazu Said About Lagos #EndSars Violence


“I am here to commiserate and show my concern to my brother, Governor of Lagos, over the event that happened some two weeks ago. I’m particularly touched by the level of destruction, which will hurt all Nigerians living in Lagos. This is because Lagos is home to all; as commercial city, it is a place where everyone speaks the same language.


“I want to particularly thank Gov. Sanwo-Olu for giving protection to our brothers from the Southeast during the crisis. This is an indication that our people and their businesses are safe in Lagos. We will continue to live as a united country. With all of us working together, we can keep flourishing.”



Speaking further, Governor Ikpeazu urged Igbos living in Lagos, Southwest Nigeria to continue to abide by the laws of the State and eschew actions that may cause mistrust between them and members of their host communities.



He noted that the political leaders have learnt great lessons from the recent Nigerians youths protests, saying Governors were now inclined to drive up inclusion in their policies and programmes.


Reacting to Ikpeazu’s kind gesture, Sanwo-Olu thanked the Abia Governor for taking the pain to travel down to Lagos from the Southeast to identify with the residents over the violence.


Governor Sanwo-Olu promised that Lagos State Government would, as usual, continue to support business aspirations of the Igbo and protect their rights to live in Lagos.