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Lagos State Breaks Silence On The Discovered Covid19 Palliatives That Was Allegedly Hidden

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Lagos State Breaks Silence On The Discovered Covid19 Palliatives That Was Allegedly Hidden.

Lagos State government has broken silence on the discovery of the warehouse where COVID 19 palliatives for Lagos State were hidden and looted by angry Nigerians.

According to the Permanent Secretary of Ministry Of Agriculture, Lagos State, the palliatives is not meant Lagos State alone and it was kept in the warehouse about a month ago.

According to the RS, they stopped sharing the palliatives because of the #EndSars protest. He added that they do not like to make noise when sharing to avoid chaos and crowd.

Do you know that those items also belong to BUA group of companies and Some other states? Lagos State has been distributing its own. It was less than a month that those palliatives were officially handed to Lagos. We had to start doing rebagging and that took us some time. We have given to religious bodies, transporters, artisans, physically challenged pe0p|e and so on.

Even the community that is looting now were given. And what they have looted belongs to other groups. So people saying we are heartless are rea||y uninformed. it is because of endsars that we were told to stop. We do not have to make noise when we distribute because of chaos. It is so sad.

withinnigeria Lagos State Breaks Silence On The Discovered Covid19 Palliatives That Was Allegedly Hidden

Lagos State government has broken silence on the discovery of the warehouse where COVID 19 palliatives for Lagos State were hidden and looted by angry Nigerians.

According to the Permanent Secretary of Ministry Of Agriculture, Lagos State, the palliatives is not meant Lagos State alone and it was kept in the warehouse about a month ago.

According to the RS, they stopped sharing the palliatives because of the #EndSars protest. He added that they do not like to make noise when sharing to avoid chaos and crowd.

The Chief Press Secretary to Lagos State Governor also wrote on twitter;

‘This is falsehood. This is inciting. The Gov didn’t lock the food packs in. They’re in warehouse for distribution. Stop inciting Nigerians. Gov. @jidesanwoolu used his personal and State

resources to get food pa||iative for vulnerable Lagosians even b4 Ca-COVID. Promote peace.”

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End SARS: Nigerian govt reaches out to UK over sanction threat

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The Federal Government, on Wednesday, revealed that it has reached out to the British Government over the threat by the UK Parliament, to impose sanctions on Nigerian officials over their roles in the End SARS protests.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, stated this while fielding questions from State House reporters at the end of the weekly virtual Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari.

According to him, the Nigerian government has reached out to present its own side of the story.

Onyeama also argued that lawmakers are not responsible for imposing sanctions.

“Yes, we have reached out to the UK government. The meeting that took place were Parliamentarians and they do not speak for the UK government which acts for the United Kingdom and they have also heard the side of the (Nigerian) government regarding everything that has happened.

So, we have been in touch with them and engaging with them. Of course, as in any democracy, the members of parliament are able to also able to air their view.

“But what is important, is that a balanced picture is made available to them, before they take any decision,” Onyeama said.

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