Tinubu Denies Traveling During #ENDSARS Protests
The National leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu, has Saturday visited the governor of Lagos state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu to get information over #ENDSARS protests and social disorder in the state.
Bola Tinubu, who was a former governor of the state, denied media report that he travelled during the protests. “I didn’t go nowhere; I’m a Lagosian and I still hold the title of Asiwaju of Lagos and I am still a Jagaban. “Fake news is all over the place.
They say Seyi my son was kidnapped and was chased but look at him. I didn’t pay a penny to bring him here”, he said. Addressing journalists moments after his meeting with the governor, Tinubu said: “First, we have to segregate the calendar – those who suffered casualty before the protests from the hands of SARS. You have to separate that from those who suffered casualty due to what happened at the toll gate.
“For those who suffered casualty from SARS, the Commission of Inquiry that is already set up will unearth that and will make their recommendations. I trust the calibre and the character of the people there, they are independent. That is one.
“Those who suffered casualty during the gunshots need to answer some questions too. Even though we want to help, we still must extract information that will help the government to prepare in future and understand how and when to react because the governor, in particular, is a youth. “As a youth himself, he (Sanwo-Olu) quickly went to Abuja with the 5/5.
The government immediately put into action, dissolved the SARS and had to work through other recommended actions, the needs they demanded. Within a few days, he reported back to the public. That is responsive enough. “But where are we getting the looting, the carnage, the burning, the invasion of police stations, stealing of arms, maiming of the innocent? It is a handshake beyond the elbow”, he said.