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Lekki Shooting: “I thought we’d have over 300 to 1000 deaths with the way social media influencers portrayed it” – Hon. Wasiu Sanni

Deputy Speaker of the Lagos state house of assembly, Wasiu Sanni has stated that he thought there were over 300 to 1000 deaths in the Lekki Tollgate shooting which occurred on the 20th of October, 2020.

sanni lekki tollgate Lekki Shooting: “I thought we’d have over 300 to 1000 deaths with the way social media influencers portrayed it” – Hon. Wasiu Sanni

The speaker revealed this while pushing for social media regulation bill at a plenary in the House of Assembly on Thursday — Wasiu alleged that social media influencers aggravated the destruction of Lagos.

In a now-viral video, he’s seen saying the way and manner the Lekki shooting was placed on social media, he thought there will be not less than 300 or 1000 dead bodies.

 

“I thought we will have not less than 300 or 1000 dead bodies the way it was placed by social media” He said.

He called for the constitution of a panel of inquiry to ensure that investigation is being carried out and healing is brought to the state.

Watch the video below,

 

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