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Sanwo-Olu orders probe into attack on journalists

Jun 21, 2022

Sanwo-Olu orders probe into attack on journalists

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


The attack occurred between Ebute-Ero and Adeniji, Iga-Iduganran, during the All Progressives Congress’ presidential candidate Bola Tinubu’s visit to the palace of the Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu on Sunday.


Two people were injured while the vehicle conveying the journalist was vandalised. A press statement released by Lagos Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotoso, on Monday June 20 read; 


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

“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.”