By Favour Nnabugwu
The Minister of Aviation, Mr Hadi Sirika has condemned in earnest the spirit of hooliganism which had almost destroyed the peaceful protest of the country youths. in the last week’s.
Sirika that youths have every fundamental human right to protest but when the protest is overtaken by hooligans then it is barbaric
The Minister in his tweeter handle early this morning wrote, “Peaceful protest is a fundamental right & must be guaranteed at all times. Hooliganism & lawlessness is barbaric & must be checked at all times.’
“Only then our country’s prosperity can be harnessed for the good of all. There must be a state first before there can be statesmen!”
It will recalled that the #ENDSARS which started well for more a week went wrong immediately some soldiers open fire on the Lekki Toll Gate protesters in which a lot of people lost their lives.
The youths who were protesting peaceful were take over by Gilligan’s who destroyed both public and private property and looted massively.
Some of the places destroyed are Nigeria Port Authority Lagos – set ablaze; Orile Police Post, Lagos – set ablaze; Lekki Toll Gate, Lagos – totally destroyed; BRT Terminal, Oyingbo – New Buses set on fire; Television Continental, Ketu, Lagos – set ablaze; VIO, FRSC Office, Ojodu – FRSC branded cars, generators set ablaze; BRT Terminal, Ojodu, Lagos – buses set ablaze; BRT Bus at Berger – set ablaze.
9Others include Lagos Television, Agidingbi, Ikeja – shut down; Recreational Center, Oregun, Lagos – set on fire; Oba’s Palace, Lagos – burnt to ashes. His scepter of authority seized.; Sanwo Olu Mother’s House, Surulere, Lagos – set ablaze; Kings college on fire; Many lives lost already to the protests all in Lagos and south west; Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island Lagos burnt; GTBank Branches burnt down and AccessBank Branches burnt down
The other placed added are Channels Television shut down; Ajeromi Local Govt Secretariat; Lagos-Island Local Govt destroyed; Lagos-Island East LCDA Secretariat set on fire; Lagos Mainland Local Govt Secretariat Destroyed; Ibeju Lekki LCDA Secretariat destroyed and anwoolu’s Uncle’s house on Lagos Island to mention but a few.
Also looted were Covid-29 palliative in Cross Rivers, Akwa Ibom, Kwara, Osun, Delta among many others