Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has learn the riot act to miscreants and hoodlums in Lagos, warning them to be law-abiding and peaceable or face the complete wrath of the regulation.
The Governor issued this warning throughout a go to to Fagba in Ifako-Ijaiye Native Authorities Space of Lagos State, to evaluate the extent of destruction of properties attributable to final week’s ethnic conflict between the Yoruba and Hausa communities within the space.
Sanwo-Olu was accompanied by his deputy, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat; Secretary to the State Authorities (SSG), Mrs. Folasade Jaji; Particular Adviser to the Governor on Training, Mr. Tokunbo Wahab; and Head of Service, Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola.
He assured residents of Fagba who had been affected by the ethnic clashes that the state authorities would help to alleviate their pains.
Sanwo-Olu mentioned, “The extent of destruction that I’ve seen right here is colossal, it’s unlucky. Enumeration would begin instantly by the 2 native governments. The Council Chairmen and all of the group leaders will come collectively and provide you with an inventory of these whose properties have been destroyed.
“The safety operatives are right here, they’ll hear every little thing. We’re utilizing this chance to provide notices to all of the miscreants within the neighborhood and that’s the reason I’m you.
“If you already know that you’re not doing any work and that you’re one of many folks that have brought on this hassle, we’re supplying you with the ultimate discover as a result of we’re coming to clear this complete place.”
Stressing the necessity for miscreants to vacate Fagba, Governor Sanwo-Olu mentioned, “We’re coming to clear this complete place and we are going to just remember to don’t disturb or harass the peace-loving folks that we’ve got on this neighborhood. We now have the Hausa group, Igbo group, and Yoruba group, and they’re dwelling effectively.
“It is advisable to search for what to do, we won’t let you come and tarnish the picture and the peace that we’ve got in Fagba and in Lagos State as an entire.
“We’ll ensure that we additionally come and see what we will do to assist the youth. And as soon as we do this, we’re giving you a chance to stay law-abiding and be peaceable. If not, we will likely be exhausting and be very decisive on all of you.”
Sanwo-Olu mentioned the state authorities would not leave the people to bear their pains alone, following the destruction of properties value billions of naira in Ifako-Ijaiye Native Authorities Space and Ojokoro Native Council Growth Space (LCDA).
He mentioned, “We’ll do the compensation as quickly as we get the breakdown of the enumeration. We would not be capable to offer you all the complete advantages, however we are going to make sure that we don’t go away you alone.
“Please let’s be honest about it. In case you don’t have greater than two outlets on this place, don’t say you’ve got eight. In case you don’t have greater than two rooms, don’t say you’ve got 9 rooms. That’s the solely means the federal government can help effectively and we can assist.
“I’ve come right here to see issues myself and I can guarantee you that we are going to not go away you to bear the pains alone. The federal government will try to assist out,” Sanwo-Olu concluded.