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 total 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, who was accompanied by his deputy, Dr Obafemi Hamzat; Secretary to the State Authorities (SSG), Mrs Folasade Jaji, Particular Adviser to the Governor on Schooling, Mr Tokunbo Wahab; and Head of Service, Mr Hakeem Muri-Okunola, mentioned the state authorities could be onerous and really decisive on miscreants in the event that they refused to show a brand new leaf.
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 give you an inventory of these whose properties have been destroyed.
“The safety operatives are right here; they will hear the whole lot. We’re utilizing this chance to present notices to all of the miscreants within the neighbourhood and that’s the reason I’m you.
“If you recognize that you’re not doing any work and that you’re one of many folks that have triggered this bother, we’re providing you with the ultimate discover as a result of we’re coming to clear this entire place.”
Stressing the necessity for miscreants to vacate Fagba, Governor Sanwo-Olu mentioned, “We’re coming to clear this entire place and we’ll just be sure you don’t disturb or harass the peace-loving folks that now we have on this neighbourhood. We’ve Hausa group, Igbo group and Yoruba group and they’re residing effectively.
“It’s worthwhile to search for what to do; we is not going to can help you come and tarnish the picture and the peace that now we have in Fagba and in Lagos State as a complete.
“We’ll be sure that we additionally come and see what we will do to assist the youth. And as soon as we try this, we’re giving you a chance to stay law-abiding and be peaceable. If not, we will probably be onerous 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 Improvement Space.
He mentioned, “We’ll do the compensation as quickly as we get the breakdown of the enumeration. We’d not be capable to provide you with all the total advantages however we’ll be certain that we don’t depart you alone.
“Please let’s be honest about it. When you don’t have greater than two outlets on this place, don’t say you’ve gotten eight. When you don’t have greater than two rooms, don’t say you’ve gotten 9 rooms. That’s the solely method the federal government can help effectively and we might help.
“I’ve come right here to see issues myself and I can guarantee you that we are going to not depart you alone. I can guarantee you that we are going to not depart you to bear the pains alone. The federal government will come and we’ll try to assist out.”