Army says they’re not happy Sanwo-Olu denied inviting them

the Nigerian Army has expressed disappointment after the Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu He continued to deny that he never invited them to intervene in the #EndSARS crisis in the state.

The army says they are not happy with Sanwo-Olu

Brigadier General AI Taiwo, who narrated the Nigerian Army’s account of the shooting at the Lekki toll gate on October 20, at the resumed session of the Lagos judicial panel over the weekend, revealed that Governor Sanwo -Olu asked the army for support after the #EndSARS The crisis got out of control.

In the words of the brigadier, “I spoke with the governor and told him that the army was unhappy because he said he did not ask the army to intervene. But I am sure that, after seeing it all, we saw that he had more than reasonable reasons for asking the army to intervene. Maybe it was the way it all turned out that made him say that. “

Let us also recall that Sanwo-Olu, which reacted to the outrage that followed the shooting at the Lekki tollbooth on October 20, blamed “forces outside of direct control” for this.

Appearing on CNN, the governor who confirmed that the military was responsible for the incident, denied participating in the shooting.

Speaking during the interview, he said: “From the images that we could see, because there were some cameras in that facility, it seems to me that they would be men in military uniform, they should be from the Nigerian army or something like that.”

When asked in particular if he was referring to the military opening fire on the protesters, Sanwo-Olu replied; “Yes. That’s what the footage showed.”