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Lagos to support owners of looted, vandalised stores

Lagos State Government is set to support the owners of stores that were looted this week when the #EndSARS protests were hijacked by hoodlums.

This was disclosed by the state Deputy Governor, Dr Obafemi Hamzat, via his Twitter handle on Friday evening.

He tweeted, “If you are a Lagos based business and your store got looted/vandalized this week, please fill this form by @LSETF Lets do what we can to support you.”

Lagos State Government had earlier announced the imposition of a 24-hour curfew in all parts of the state, with effect from 4 pm Tuesday, October 20, 2020.

This is due to the raging #ENDSARS protests and demonstrations in the state which has been hijacked by criminals and hoodlums with attacks on innocent citizens and destruction of residents’ stores and other properties.

The announcement was made by the State Governor via a tweet thread on his official Twitter handle today.Sanwo-Olu, in his statement, said, ‘’I have watched with shock how what began as a peaceful #EndSARS protest has degenerated into a monster that is threatening the well-being of our society. Lives and limbs have been lost as criminals and miscreants are now hiding under the umbrella of these protests to unleash mayhem on our state

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