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TINUBU’S CONVOY: Lagos to offset medical bills of injured journalists

LAGOS State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said the government will offset the hospital bills of the injured victims including journalists of the attack on the convoy of Bola Tinubu, APC presidential candidate for the 2023 elections.

The governor also ordered full investigation into the Sunday’s attack which occurred between Ebute-Ero and Adeniji, Iga-Iduganran, during Tinubu’s visit to the palace of the Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu.

Gbenga Omotoso, Commissioner for Information and Strategy, in a statement on Monday, said the Governor 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.

He said: “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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