Sanwo-Olu Orders Probe into Attack on Journalists Covering Tinubu in Lagos

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has ordered an investigation into Sunday’s attack on a bus conveying journalists on Lagos Island.

This was contained in a press statement by the Lagos Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotoso, on Monday.

The incident occurred between Ebute-Ero and Adeniji, Iga-Iduganran, during APC presidential candidate Asiwaju Bola Tinubu’s visit to the palace of the Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu.

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No fewer than two people were reported injured while the vehicle conveying the journalist was vandalised.

Sanwo-Olu has directed also that those involved must be fished out and made to face the law, adding that the government will pick up the hospital bills of those injured in the incident.

He said: “Lagos State Government condemns the incident. We hold the media in high esteem and the government has always ensured that they have a conducive environment to perform their duties. Nobody or group will be allowed to destroy our cordial relationship with the media. Lagos has no room for hooligans”.

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