#EndSARS Sanwo-Olu Orders Release Of Arrested Protesters
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Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Thursday ordered the immediate release of all EndSARS protesters arrested in the state on Wednesday.

Africa Today News, New York recalls that the commemoration of the October 20 Lekki toll gate shooting by the military took place on Wednesday.

Sanwo-Olu directed the police in the State to ensure that all innocent and peaceful citizens picked up be freed immediately.

Only the man caught at the toll gate with dangerous weapons, including a machete, will be prosecuted.

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‘Everyone arrested in connection with the protest have all been released, except an individual that was caught with dangerous weapons.

‘He who confessed to the police that he joined the protest to cause mayhem,’ the governor disclosed.

Sanwo-Olu commended the police for being alive with its responsibility to identify and isolate troublemakers from among law-abiding people.

The Lagos helmsman appealed to youths to be stakeholders in the development of the state and reiterated his commitment to reconciliation.

Sanwo-Olu urged them to join the rebuilding effort to restore the operating capacity of institutions affected in the destruction recorded in 2020.

Africa Today News, New York had earlier reported that Police officers stationed at the Lekki toll gate on Wednesday arrested two protesters where the #EndSars Memorial Protest is reportedly holding.

It was gathered that at least eight people were arrested on suspicion of being protesters despite a few of them claiming to be journalists.

AFRICA TODAY NEWS, NEW YORK