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No Governor Regulates Engagement Of Army — Governor Sanwo-Olu

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Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu

The Governor of Lagos State, H.E Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has publicly announced that “no Governor controls the rules of engagement of the Army.”

Sanwo-Olu stated this in a statement posted on his verified Twitter feed on Wednesday morning.

It comes a day after several protesters were killed and injured at the Lekki toll gate, by men suspected to be officers of the Nigerian Military.

The tragic incident has led to an uproar around the state, with many pointing fingers at Sanwo-Olu.

However, he wrote: “For clarity, it is imperative to explain that no governor controls the rules of engagement of the army.

“I have nevertheless instructed an investigation into the ordered and the adopted rules of engagement employed by the men of the Nigerian Army deployed to the Lekki Toll Gate.”

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