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Sanwo-Olu decries brutality against Occupy Lekki Tollgate protesters



Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has condemned the brutal treatment meted out on protesters at the Lekki tollgate.

About 40 Occupy Lekki Tollgate protesters were arrested on Saturday, Feb 13. Debo Adebayo, aka Mr Macaroni, was one of those arrested and he said they were stripped and beaten.

Reacting, the Lagos State governor ordered the state’s Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, to investigate the incident.

The state’s Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Gbenga Omotosho, disclosed this at a joint briefing by the state government and the Lekki Concession Company on Monday, Feb 15, in Lagos.

He reiterated that Lagos State government, under the leadership of Babajide Sanwo-Olu, would never trample on people’s rights.

This comes after the Lagos State Police Commissioner, Hakeem Odumosu, condemned the treatment the protesters were subjected to and promised to investigate

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