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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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This Is Reason Why Nigerians Are Not Receiving The Promised Change

Senator Dino Melaye has blamed the civil servants for hampering the impact of the change promised by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) through corrupt practices.




Melaye, speaking with the media in Abuja, said that change mantra was not about the APC as a political party but about the way...
Nigerians conduct themselves, Daily Post reports.
He said: “The change mantra is not about the All Progressives Congress (APC). The civil servants who are responsible for major corruption in the system are still the same people.
“The message of change is not only to members of the APC. It is to Nigeria and Nigerians on how we conduct ourselves; and, how we operate government agencies and activities.


The senator called on Nigerians to have attitudinal change as the country needed such to overcome the current economic recession.
“Nigerians, we must have attitudinal change, we must decide that the country is in recession now and we are approaching depression so we must begin to take the right steps inwardly, he said.

The senator also urged civil servants in this country, politicians and those who find themselves in positions of authority to become born-again, and begin to act positively towards ameliorating the past.

In other news, state governors have expressed concerns over the continued widening gap between the inter-bank foreign exchange and parallel market rates.

Worried by the forex crisis, the governors on Thursday, February 16, demanded the immediate review of the current foreign exchange policy by the Central Bank of Nigeria.

Governor Tanko Al Makura of Nasarawa, who briefed journalists at the end of the National Economic Council (NEC) meeting in Abuja said the council, which was presided by acting president Yemi Osinbajo, expressed serious concern over the current situation of the exchange rate, especially the gap between inter-bank and the parallel market rates, Premium Times reports.

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