The Lagos State Government has condemned the vandalisation of the warehouse at Mazamaza housing the food palliative packages donated to the government by the Private Sector Coalition against COVID-19 (CACOVID) group.
The items belong to the Southwest, contrary to social media reports that they are all for Lagos.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu had on September 22nd 2020, formally taken receipt of the food palliatives from the CACOVID team meant for distribution to the indigent.
The State had repackaged its share of the consignment and was distributing it before the protests that have affected activities in the State.
The repackaging was being done to account for every beneficiary, according to the agreement with the CACOVID Group, which monitored the process.
The warehouse in question is not State-owned and its usage was made available to the CACOVID group.
“This is falsehood, This is inciting. The Governor didn’t lock the food packs in. They’re in warehouse for distribution. Stop inciting Nigerians. Gov. Sanwo-Olu used his personal and State resources to get food palliative for vulnerable Lagosians even before Ca-COVID. Promote peace” Gboyega Akosile (Chief Press Secretary To The Lagos State Governor).
“May I quickly add that the palliatives were received by Governor Sanwo-Olu on the 22nd September, less than a month ago. EndSARS protests is more than 2 two weeks now” Mr Gboyega Akosile Added