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Sanwo-Olu orders probe into Tinubu’s convoy attack

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Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has ordered a probe into the attack on the convoy of the All Progressives Congress’ presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on Sunday.

Punch Metro gathered that at least two journalists were injured after some hoodlums attacked a bus conveying journalists on Lagos Island.

Tinubu had just returned to Lagos 12 days after clinching the APC ticket, and visiting Ekiti State for a campaign, went to visit the Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu, before heading to his Ikoyi residence when the incident happened.

However, in a statement by the Lagos Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotoso, on Monday, Sanwo-Olu condemned the attack which took place between Ebute-Ero and Adeniji, Iga-Iduganran.

The statement read in part, “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.”

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