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05 September 2019

Governor Sanwo-Olu Issues Stern Warning on Violence Instigators.

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has vowed to deal with troublemakers exploiting the ongoing xenophobic attacks on foreign nationals in South Africa to foment trouble in the state.

Issuing a stern warning to people engaging in reprisals against innocent people in Lagos in response to events in South Africa, Sanwo-Olu said he would not condone violence of any form on innocent residents and businesses in the State by any person or group.

The Governor condemned the violence visited on innocent people by hoodlums who attacked Shoprite and other business interests owned by South Africans in Lagos, stating that they could not find a solution to a criminality by committing another criminality.

He advised parents to warn their children against taking to violence, stressing that the full wrath of the law would be brought on anyone caught in attacks on peace-loving foreigners in the state, imploring all residents to go about their lawful businesses without any fear.


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