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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.


ALSO READ: I WISH I NEVER CREATED SARS IN 1984

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.




Hence, we …

Ekiti Plans Big For 8,850 Jobless Youths


A total of 8,850 youths in Ekiti state will receive monthly stipends and other forms of empowerment from the state government, DAILY POST is reporting.

A total of another batch of 10,000 residents, mostly teachers are also to benefit from the free-eye test and free eye glasses program set to take off in a couple of weeks.

The state governor, Ayo Fayose ........
on Friday made the disclosure at a meeting he held with all Principals as well as head teachers of secondary and primary school in the state.

According to him, the ages of the benefiting youths shall be between 17-20 years, while 50 of them will be randomly selected from each of the 177 wards in the state without political consideration.

He explained that his decision to introduce the said empowerment for that category of youths was to alleviate the burden of sponsorship placed by the current economic recession on their parents, most of whom he said are teachers.


The governor declared that more support programs such as provision of conducive environment in schools, employment of more teachers, provision of needed instructional materials as well as training and retraining were in the offing.

He asked the teachers to further join him in promoting education in the state by developing a change of attitude.

He warned that negative attitudes such as lateness to school, absenteeism, poor school environment as well as complacency among others must stop.

He announced that beginning from January next year, his government would commence full implementation of all environmental laws in every part of the state, and that, whoever is caught constituting dirt menace would be severely dealt with.

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