The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has invited some popular artistes who featured in EndSARS protest in the state in October 2020 to a peace walk for “the healing of Lagos”.
The governor in a speech on Tuesday on the Lekki shootings of October 20, 2020, said, “In December, I will be leading A WALK FOR PEACE to herald the healing of our land. Let me use this occasion to extend an open invitation to our youths, members of the diplomatic corps, civil society groups, students and the media as well as other stakeholders to join me.”
The Governor has specifically invited Folarin Falana (Falz), Debo Adebayo (Mr. Marcaroni), Dele Farotimi, Temitope Majekodunmi, Segun Awosanya (Segalink), Adedotun (Just Detoun), Seun Kuti.
Sanwo-Olu also extended the invitation to Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu and Commander of Rapid Response Squad (RRS), CSP Yinka Egbeyemi requesting all of them to join him in the “historic march for our dear Lagos.”
The Governor also promised that his government would release its White Paper on the report submitted by Justice Okuwobi led Judicial Panel of Inquiry.
He said, “As an administration, we are determined that the next steps that will be taken in this process of coming to terms with the events of October 2020, must bring closure to a painful episode in the history of our state, with the release of the White Paper.”
The “Work for Peace” event being planned by the State Government is expected to take place sometime in early December.