Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo said that Lagos State, as well as the entire nation wants healing.
Osinbajo, on behalf of President Muhammadu Buhari, during his visit to Lagos State yesterday, promised that there will be substantive justice for all Nigerians affected by the violence of the police and the crisis in the End SARS protests.
Osinbajo gave an assurance in Lagos State on Monday at the launch of the Rebuild Lagos Trust Fund.
The VP expanded the Federal Government’s commitment to the Government and to the people of Lagos State for the loss of the lives of residents, the wounded and the massive devastation of public and private property, social services and infrastructure.”
Lagos was both the epicenter of the #ENDSARS protests and the destruction that followed a few weeks ago.
“Noting the unfortunate loss of lives and property in Lagos and across the country,” added Osinbajo.
“Our State, like our Nation, is in need of healing. We recognize that the balm for a wounded society is truth and justice.”
The Vice President pointed out that this was why judicial panels of inquiry were established all across Nigeria.
He said the tasks for the Lagos panel was expanded to include a full investigation of the Lekki toll gate incidents.
Osinbajo vowed that all those responsible for the ugly events that happened in the State and across the country will be brought to justice.