Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the Lagos State Governor, on Friday, met with the President, Muhammadu Buhari.
During the meeting which took place at the Aso Rock Villa, Sanwo-Olu presented a report on properties damaged by hoodlums in Lagos.
This was tweeted from the Presidency “President @MBuhari this afternoon met with Governor @jidesanwoolu of Lagos. The Governor presented a report on the extent of the destruction suffered by Lagos State in the aftermath of the ENDSARS protests. #AsoVillaToday,” the Presidency tweeted.
President @MBuhari this afternoon met with Governor@jidesanwoolu of Lagos. The Governor presented a Report on the extent of the destruction suffered by Lagos State in the aftermath of the ENDSARS protests.
— Presidency Nigeria (@NGRPresident)November 6, 2020.
Gawat Jubril, Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on New Media, said the report contained images of facilities destroyed in Lagos State.
Jubril tweeted “Governor @jidesanwoolu today, presented the report of the recently coordinated arson in Lagos State to President Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. In the report were the images of public and private assets destroyed in the violence sparked by the hijack of #EndSARS protest,”.
In a recent development Femi Gbajabiamila, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, said Sanwo-Olu told him the state would need N1trn for reconstruction in the aftereffect of the destruction caused by hoodlums who hijacked the #EndSARS protests.
Also, The Lagos Chamber of Commerce in a statement said, that estimated economic losses during the #EndSARS protests were at N700 billion.
However, the Governor had established the Lagos State Rebuilding Trust Fund and set up an eight-man Board to coordinate efforts to restore lost assets.
Sanwo-Olu said the trust fund would look into rebuilding the state after suspected hoodlums destroyed public and private facilities in the state.