The Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has said that after the shooting incident on the Lekki Toll Gate, he called President Muhammadu Buhari on two events, however was unable to talk to the him
The governor made this disclosure on Thursday throughout a live interview session on Come up TV, at which period he additionally spoke in regards to the elimination of cameras and turning off of lights on the toll gate.
In accordance with him, the first time he known as the President he was informed Buhari is unavailable.
On the second ocassion, he stated he was informed that Buhari was attending the weekly FEC (Federal Government Council) assembly and couldn’t converse with him at the moment.
On his efforts to reach Buhari, the governor stated, “I made calls to the President twice yesterday, I firstly informed he wasn’t in office and the second time I called, he was stated to be on the FEC meeting; I haven’t spoken to him instantly however I’ve reached the Chief of Staff to the President.”
On the camera elimination he stated, “The cameras eliminated weren’t safety cameras, it’s a laser digital camera for vehicles; it picks tags for vehicles and plate numbers; it isn’t a safety digital camera; it’s an infrared digital camera; safety digital camera are nonetheless out there and that’s what we’re utilizing for our personal investigation.
“They did the removal due to curfew; As regards the sunshine. LCC postpone the light due to the curfew order issued by Lagos State Government. I’ve by no means spoken to the owner of the company (Tinubu’s son), I’m very sure their decision was purely a company resolution.”
He promised that footages from the CCTV cameras in Lekki can be made public soon.
Clarifying his earlier assertion that the toll gate shooting was carried out by powers past his management, Sanwo-Olu stated:
“I can be very careful on what I’ll say here. There are stories I’ve that shows that there is extra to this #EndSars protests. There are visuals, audios that we have now seen that we have to examine deeper to get dimension and confirm what to make out of it; I can’t do a guesswork right here. Relating to my speech, I used to be making an attempt to clarify that the hierarchy of the navy will not be in my command. I’m not pretending to behave as if I’ve the facility to activate or management the navy…”
The governor additionally instructed that seccessionists could have contributed to the level of destruction that took place on Wednesday in Lagos, following the Lekki shooting.