The Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has said that the State did not sponsor thugs to attack the peaceful protesters at Alausa today.
He said in a tweet via his official Twitter handle, “I strongly condemn the attack of peaceful protesters by armed and unscrupulous elements trying to cause chaos in Alausa today.
“My government will never tolerate the attack of protesters. Security agents will immediately protect peaceful protesters from miscreants.”
He further said, “I understand the atmosphere of distrust in which things are happening and how rapidly the situation has escalated, but I need to let every Lagosian understand that our government believes firmly in democratic ideals and will continue to act in accordance with our belief.”
Meanwhile, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu will this evening address Lagosians on the crisis