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#EndSARS Protests: Lagos Will Need N1trillion For Reconstruction — Femi Gbajabiamila

A minimum of N1trillion is required to reconstruct Lagos State after the destruction that occurred during the #EndSARS protest and the crisis that followed, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has said.



The speaker disclosed this on Sunday, October 25, during a commiseration and solidarity visit to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, at Lagos House, Marina.




According to Vanguard, the minister said: “The House of Representatives will do all it can to compensate all those who suffered brutality including policemen that lost their lives in the process.




Also whatever the house can do in rebuilding Lagos and other states it will do. We are now in a state of reconstruction. What must be done will be done.


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I learnt from the governor of Lagos State that it will take N1 Trillion to rebuild what had been lost and asked him whats the budget size of the state he said about N1,Trillion. You can see we are moving backward.




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‘Nigerians Want Us To Come Back To Power’



The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Sunday, said that Nigerians are already counting days for the All Progressive Congress (APC) led government, stating that they are desperate to see the party (PDP) back in power.


A statement made by the Spokesperson to the Ahmed Makarfi-led faction of the party leadership, Dayo Adeyeye, while addressing some journalists in Abuja during the inauguration of the 88-member committee for the party’s national convention added that Nigerians are desperate because of the economic challenges being experienced presently.

He said, “They want PDP to come back to power. In the days of the PDP’s 16 years in power, it was a time of plenty and we have seen one year of scarcity, hardship and poverty in the land. It is obvious that Nigerians are not happy with the present state of affairs; so they are eager to have PDP back.

“People are already counting days for the APC because they want this government to go and PDP is poised to take over power but we need to do the needful, organise a transparent convention to bring in the right men and women to take over the operations of the party.”

Adeyeye further said that former national chairman, Ali-Modu Sheriff, Dr Cairo Ojuogboh, and Senator Hope Uzodinma are acting rebelliously against the party.

“There are no factions in the PDP. You see, there could be a few rebels, a few disgruntled people for one reason or the other but if you know our party and the array of personalities in it, you will ask yourself what is a party made up of? The answer is that in a party, you have the governors, members of the National Assembly, state chapters and elders, all of them are together.

“We are going to have a very free, fair and open convention, a unity convention in Port Harcourt on August 17. PDP remains the biggest party in Nigeria and I can confidently say that by this time next year, our opponents, who are today in power, a good number of its members will be begging to join the PDP. Nigerians are yearning for PDP.”

Source: https://thewhistler.ng/story/nigerians-want-us-to-come-back-to-power-pdp

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