PRESS RELEASE

Press Release

BATS-V GLOBAL CHAIRMAN CONDEMNS
LEKKI SHOOTINGS & VIOLENCE

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The Bola Ahmed Tinubu Solidarity Vanguards Global and National Chairman, Ambassador (Dr) Oluwadamilare Owotomobi has condemned in its totality, last night’s horrendous shootings of peaceful #EndSARS demonstrators by men suspected to be members of Nigerian military at the Lekki Tollgate Plaza, Lagos.
He in the same vein berated hoodlums and thugs who have infiltrated and hijacked the two-week long peaceful protests by unleashing mayhem, terror and molestations on law abiding citizens of Nigeria as well as committing molestations, arsons and vandalization of both public and private buildings and property.

In a statement today, the National Chairman noted in particular the peaceful, methodical and organized fashion in which the Lekki demonstrators have conducted themselves before this unfortunate and unwarranted turn of events, which he called on the military authorities to quickly intervene through its highest hierarchy to assuage the frayed nerves which this dastardly act has brought on the sensibilities of the Nigerian people.

He castigated the thugs and opportunistic hoodlums who latched unto the peaceful protests to wreak wanton and humongous destruction of private and public property at this dire times of our national economic struggle and meltdown.

He commiserated with families who have lost loved ones in the devastations, while praying for quick recovery for those hospitalized in different parts of the country.


Finally, Ambassador Owotomobi called on both Federal and states government to quickly put an end to the situation on grand while hoping all the culprits will be apprehended and brought to justice in due course through the independent judicial panels being set up by the states’ governors.

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