#ENDSARS: GOVERNORS TO MOBILISE FUNDS FOR SANWO-OLU TO REBUILD LAGOS, SAYS EL-RUFAI

Written by on November 6, 2020

KADUNA GOVERNOR, NASIR EL-RUFAI HAS COMMENDED THE LEADERSHIP OF LAGOS GOVERNOR, BABAJIDE SANWO-OLU, IN MANAGING THE AFFAIR OF THE STATE AND ALSO HIS EFFORTS TO REBUILD IT FOLLOWING MASSIVE DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY BY HOODLUMS WHO HIJACKED THE PROTEST.

EL-RUFAI, WHO WAS THE KEYNOTE SPEAKER AT THE 22 ANNUAL TAX CONFERENCE, HELD IN LAGOS, PLEDGED THE SUPPORT OF ALL 35 STATES GOVERNORS.

GOVERNOR EL-RUFAI HAD EARLIER SHARED HIS THOUGHTS ON THE LEVEL OF DESTRUCTION WHEN HE VISITED SANWO-OLU AT THE STATE HOUSE IN MARINA TO COMMISERATE WITH HIM AND THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE.

EL-RUFAI DESCRIBED THE GRAVITY OF THE DESTRUCTION AS “PURE EVIL” SAYING HE NEARLY SHED TEARS AS HE FLIPPED THROUGH THE IMAGES OF THE TORCHED LAGOS’ ASSETS.

THE KADUNA GOVERNOR SAID LAGOS, WHICH ACCOUNTS FOR ONE-THIRD OF NATIONAL GDP DID NOT DESERVE TO SUFFER SUCH PAIN. HE SAID THE YOUNG PEOPLE WHO CARRIED OUT THE VIOLENCE INTENTIONALLY ENGAGED IN AN ACT OF “SELF-DESTRUCTION” STRESSING THAT THE REPERCUSSION OF THE ACTION WOULD BE FELT BY THEM.


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