Insecurity: Lagos Assembly to transmit protesters’ petition to FG, NASS

Lagos Assembly

The Lagos State House of Assembly has promised to transmit a petition from a coalition of civil society teams that not too long ago organised a National Day of Mourning to the Federal Government and the National Assembly.

At a sitting on Tuesday, the Speaker of the House, Rt. Hon. (Dr) Mudashiru Obasa, directed that the petition be transmitted to the Federal Government and the National Assembly.

“The House because the mouthpiece of the folks in Lagos State ought to carry the matter to the President and we must always take the problems upon our personal by means of city corridor conferences.

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“We will help them to forward their petition to the President and the National Assembly,” the Speaker mentioned whereas commending the teams for the peaceable approach they carried out themselves throughout the protest that came about on Friday, March 28.

Obasa, who famous that the House had earlier joined its voice to the rising name on the federal government on the centre to urgently discover options to the rising stress throughout the nation, urged the teams to proceed to concentrate to the progress in Lagos State.

Earlier, a member of the House, Hon. Sanni Okanlawon, informed his colleagues in regards to the protest.

“On Friday, while we were holding a public hearing, we were pulled to some protesters who had declared a day of national mourning,” he mentioned.

According to him, the rights activist, who was visibly not blissful over the state of the nation, offered their grievances by means of a petition.

He mentioned the Deputy Speaker, Hon. Wasiu Eshilokun-Sanni, tried to douse their anger and addressed them by telling them that the House shares their issues.

Among the coalition’s requests have been that the federal government on the centre ought to double its efforts to carry peace to the nation and that the House of Assembly ought to assist them name the eye of President Muhammadu Buhari to the current stress within the nation.

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