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School Children In Edo Hail Oshiomhole’s Free Bus Services

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adams_oshiomhole_455297545Pupils and students in Benin, the Edo capital, have commended the state government for its free bus services for them.

The school children, who spoke in Benin, said that the gesture had made less their financial burden and should be sustained.

Miss Mary Osaro, a primary five pupil in Iwogban Primary School, Benin, said the gesture would enable more children to attend school.

“Most of my friends don’t go to school every day because their parents don’t have enough money to give to them as transport fares. But since Gov. Adams Oshiomhole has provided school buses for us free, I believe my friends will now be able to go to school every day”, she said.

Some of the school children, however, appealed to the operators of the buses to adjust their departure time in the morning to prevent them from going late to school.

They also called on the bus operators to cover more routes to enable majority of the school children to benefit from the services.

Some of the pupils and students in public schools also appealed to the state government to also renovate their dilapidated school buildings.They also urged the government to provide desks, chairs and tables in the schools and introduce more services such as free meals and use of computers.

Reacting, a staff of the bus company, who pleaded anonymity, said that “we are scared that this policy might affect our business, especially the marketers who formerly sold our tickets. But since it just started, we will wait for more directives from our management”.

NAN recalls that Oshiomhole on May 27 introduced the free bus services for school children in the state.

The governor said the gesture was part of measures to ensure the security of children in the state. (NAN)

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Youths Burn Down Sanwo-Olu’s Mother’s House In Lagos (VIDEO)

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Youths Burn Down Gov Sanwo-Olu’s Mother’s House In Lagos (VIDEO)

Youths Burn Down Gov Sanwo-Olu’s Mother’s House In Lagos (VIDEO)Lagos youths have set the family house of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on fire.

This was after the Governor said that no nobody was killed during the shooting by soldiers at Lekki Toll Gate on Tuesday night.

Sanwo-Olu had debunked claims that the soldiers opened fire and killed some peaceful protesters.

Recall that men of the Nigerian Army reportedly opened fire on protesters following the declaration of 24 hours curfew by the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwolu.

Bullets fired by security operatives hit some persons and at least two persons have been confirmed killed by the police and many injured

Voices in viral footage blamed the shootings on soldiers.

However, the angry youth attacked several important places such as Nigeria Port Authority, TVC News, and the family house of the Governor where his mother resides.

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#LekkiMassacre: Hoodlums Storm TVC Station In Lagos; Set Properties On Fire (Video)

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#LekkiMassacre: Hoodlums Storm TVC Station In Lagos; Set Properties On Fire (Video)
Properties in the conpound on fire

Properties in the compound on fire

Hoodlums have reportedly invaded the headquarters of popular news station, TVC, believed to be owned by National Leader of APC, Bola Tinubu.

According to reports, the staff of the news station are being trapped in the building located in Lagos.

Videos circulating online shows that properties in the compound have also been set ablaze.

The news station is currently off air and this comes hours after Nigerians accused the Lagos politician of having a hand in the #LekkiMassacre.

Information Nigeria recalls security agents had opened fire at peaceful #EndSARS protesters at Lekki Tollgate on Tuesday.

In a video circulating online, the anchors of one of the shows, ‘Your View’ were heard saying that there were hoodlums at their gate trying to break into the premises.

Read Also: #EndSARS: Nigerian Army Denies Shooting At Protesters In Lekki

Watch the video clips below:

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Several Injured As Thugs Attack #EndSARS Protesters, Governor Oyetola In Osun

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Several Injured As Thugs Attack #EndSARS Protesters, Governor Oyetola In Osun
Several Injured As Thugs Attack #EndSARS Protesters, Governor Oyetola In Osun

#EndSARS protesters in Osun

The Governor of Osun State, Gboyega Oyetola on Saturday, escaped an attack by thugs which happened while he was addressing #EndSARS protesters in Osogbo, the state capital.

Some of the vehicles in the Governor’s convoy were also destroyed by the thugs but the Governor himself was evacuated to safety by his security team.

Also Read: #EndSARS: Hold Enugu State Govt Responsible If Anything Happens To Us – Phyno, Kcee, Zoro

As the convoy was leaving the protest venue, some of the youths continued to stone his vehicles.

While the protest was disrupted, Governor Oyetola assured the injured victims that the government would be responsible for their medical bills.

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