Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has visited three hospitals where victims of the Lekki unfortunate shootings are currently receiving treatment.
The governor however described the incident as the “toughest night in the history of Lagos state as forces beyond government direct control have moved to make dark notes.
“This is the toughest night of our lives as forces beyond our direct control have moved to make dark notes in our history, but we will face it and come out stronger.
“I have just concluded visits to hospitals with victims of this unfortunate shooting incident at Lekki .
“It has taken me this long to make a statement because I have to prioritize the welfare of the victims of this very sad incident.
“There are currently 10 patients at the Gen Hospital, 11 at Reddington and 4 at Vedic; with mild to moderate levels of injuries while 2 are receiving intensive medical care.
“Three patients have been discharged and we will continue to monitor and ensure all patients get the best care.
“As the Governor of our state, I recognize the buck stops at my table and I will work with the FG to get to the root of this unfortunate incident and stabilise all security operations to protect the lives and livelihood of our residents.
Meanwhile, Mr Sanwo-Olu said a state broadcast would be made this morning.
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