Ogun govt sues for peace in Sagamu

The Ogun State government has called on residents of Sagamu to remain calm following a violent protest that rocked the town on Monday.

In a statement by the Special Adviser on Public Communications to Governor Dapo Abiodun, Remmy Hazzan, the government described the extra-judicial killing as painful.

The government said that the protest which started peacefully was hijacked by criminally minded elements and assured that justice would be done on the matter.

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The statement read, “There is no doubt that our youth have the right to protest the killing of the late young football star. However, what started as a legitimate peaceful protest was hijacked by criminally minded people, who turned same into a violent one.

“As calm returns to the town, we urge the people, especially, the youth, to be law abiding and to go about their various businesses without taking laws into their hands.

“Finally, the government wishes to restate that no one is above the law. Therefore, after detailed proper investigations into the killing of the late football star, decisive action shall be taken against anyone found culpable, as they face the full wrath of the law.”

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