#EndSARS: Sanwo-Olu confirms two deaths from Lekki shooting

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Buhari, who serves as the Commander-In-Chief of the Armed Force, has neither addressed the nation after military personnel shot at peaceful protesters at the Lekki toll-gate on Tuesday.

Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Lagos governor, paid a visit to some of the victims on Wednesday and said there were no fatalities in the shooting - a claim that has become controversial.

Speaking during a statewide broadcast closely monitored by Legit.ng, Sanwo-Olu sued for understanding and peace. "10 patients at the General Hospital in Lagos, 11 patients were at the two locations of the Reddington Hospitals both in Lekki and Victoria Island", he said, adding others sets were at various hospitals in the Lekki area.

The lawmakers stated that while some leaders of the protesters must be publicly invited to an urgent dialogue, security operatives, who opened fire on protesters must be identified and prosecuted.

The US Government have urged the various security agencies to refrain from killing unarmed protester thereby allowing them their right to peaceful assembly and freedom of expression.

While there have been controversies on the number of casualties, Sanwo-Olu denied ordering the soldiers to the protest ground.

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Oga Sanwo-Olu assure pipo say di panel to torchlight di incident don already begin work, but dem go still need di assistance of youths.

Lagos has been in turmoil after the #EndSARS protest turned violent with several lives lost in different parts of the state.

Governor Sanwo-Olu had earlier on Tuesday imposed an indefinite 24-hour curfew across the state, saying criminals had hijacked the protests.

"We call on the President to give an immediate order to all security agencies to stop shooting at protesters".

"It's not something we are going to gloss over".

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