Travel where? I remain Asiwaju, Jagaban of Lagos – Tinubu boasts (VIDEO)

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Tinubu is believed to profit from the Lekki tollgate

Former Lagos state Governor and National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Bola Tinubu has debunked rumours that he travelled out of Lagos in haste after the shooting incident at Lekki toll gate.

It would be recalled that unarmed protesters suffered heavy gunfire at Lekki toll gate on Tuesday, October 20.

The incident enraged many Nigerians but some hoodlums seized the opportunity to burn down organisations allegedly linked to the APC Stalwart.

TVC media house, The Nation Newspapers, Lekki Concession Company managed by Seyi Tinubu were razed down by hoodlums in retaliation to the shootings of unarmed protesters.

Some media Organisations reported Tinubu and his son had jetted out of the country to avoid being lynched by angry thugs.

However, Tinubu has refuted the report saying he did not travel out of Lagos.

He made this known while fielding questions from Journalists after his meeting with Babajide Sanwo-olu, Lagos state Governor.

The APC National Leader said the information of the incident must be extracted from witnesses to be thoroughly investigated by security operatives.

“First, we have to segregate the calendar – those who suffered casualty before the protests from the hands of SARS. You have to separate that from those who suffered casualty due to what happened at the toll gate.

“For those who suffered casualty from SARS, the Commission of Inquiry that is already set up will unearth that and will make their recommendations. I trust the calibre and the character of the people there, they are independent.

“Those who suffered casualty during the gunshots need to answer some questions too. Even though we want to help, we still must extract information that will help the government to prepare in future and understand how and when to react because the governor, in particular, is a youth.

“As a youth himself, he (Sanwo-Olu) quickly went to Abuja with the 5/5. The government immediately put into action, dissolved the SARS and had to work through other recommended actions, the needs they demanded. Within a few days, he reported back to the public. That is responsive enough.

“But where are we getting the looting, the carnage, the burning, the invasion of police stations, stealing of arms, maiming of the innocent? It is a handshake beyond the elbow.”

When Journalists asked him about his whereabouts since the night of the shootings, Tinubu responded saying;

“I didn’t go nowhere; I’m a Lagosian and I still hold the title of Asiwaju of Lagos and I am still a Jagaban.

“Fake news is all over the place. They say Seyi my son was kidnapped and was chased but look at him. I didn’t pay a penny to bring him here.”

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