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Lekki Protester Shot By Military Now Bedridden, Wants Pressing Care (Photographs)

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The story has been instructed of Theophilus Irogbo, a survivor of the taking pictures on the peaceable #EndSARS protest held on the Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos State, who now wants pressing care.

In accordance with SaharaReporters, the person has cried out to the general public for monetary help over gunshot accidents he sustained on the leg.

Hours earlier than the curfew was scheduled to start, troopers had stormed the Lekki toll gate on the night of October 20 the place protesters gathered and began taking pictures, killing and injuring an unconfirmed variety of folks.

The incident has acquired widespread condemnation inside and out of doors Nigeria.

Talking to SaharaReporters, Irogbo mentioned he couldn’t initially come out to the general public after the incident on account of safety threats. He added that he needed to come out as a result of he might now not bear the ache.

He appealed to Nigerians to rise financially for the therapy of the leg which he feared could also be amputated if not handled quickly.

He mentioned, “I used to be shot at Lekki Toll Gate. I am so sorry I couldn’t grant an interview earlier due to safety causes. The iron they used to carry the leg has been eliminated; sadly, the iron was not meant for the bones to affix, it was only for the leg to be straight in order that the accidents sustained from the bullet would heal; now they’re healed, and the iron has been eliminated.

“Should you have a look at the leg very properly, you will notice the foot is falling to 1 facet. I can not raise the leg; I can not sleep. I went to a bone specialist; he charged me N120,000. I do not even know the place to start out. I’m stranded already; I do not know the place to start out.

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“Please I need assistance, I can not sleep, I can not raise the leg. If I do, if falls in numerous instructions. I can not keep like this; they take away the iron, they did not put POP. I need assistance; to feed my household is an issue, to not discuss of paying for the bone.”

SaharaReporters obtained a medical physician’s report confirming that Irogbo was certainly shot in the course of the Lekki toll gate protest and he wanted to be granted fast help. 

The report signed by Dr Ogundipe, of the Grandville Trauma Centre, partly reads, “An above-named affected person is a 38-year-old man being managed for distal tibia and fibula fractures resulting from gunshot damage to the precise leg sustained on the #EndSARS protest incident on the Lekki tollgate.

“He has had exterior fixation accomplished to stabilise the fracture. He would, nevertheless, require alternate day wound dressing. Kindly grant him all the mandatory help.”

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Lagos Taskforce to public sale 88 autos impounded for driving in opposition to visitors

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By Bose Adelaja

The Lagos State Environmental and Particular Offences (Enforcement) Unit (Taskforce) Monday, stated it has obtained a Courtroom Order authorising it to publicly public sale 88 autos arrested for driving in opposition to visitors at completely different elements of the State

In a press release by the Head of Public Affairs Unit, Adebayo Taofiq, the Chairman of the Company, CSP Shola Jejeloye, disclosed that the 88 autos to be auctioned by the federal government have been impounded by the enforcement group of the Company and have been forfeited by Lagos State Cellular Courtroom.

He stated they have been all arraigned and forfeited by the court docket according to Half (3) merchandise (27) of the Lagos State Transport Sector Reformed Regulation of 2018.

CSP Jejeloye confirmed that the Public Public sale would maintain according to Covid-19 protocols on Wednesday, January 20, 2021, on the Company’s Automotive Park, (Behind Shoprite), Alausa, Ikeja.

He, due to this fact, warned motorists each non-public and business bus drivers to desist from driving in opposition to visitors (one-way), reiterating that any automobile impounded could be forfeited. He stated, “The penalty is outright forfeiture of such automobile to the federal government with none possibility of any superb.”

Whereas reiterating the state authorities’s zero tolerance for the violation of the legislation below any guise, Jejeloye stated  the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu, has directed the operatives of the Company to proceed prosecuting visitors offenders “till sanity is restored on our roads and law-abiding residents are allowed to commute with out being impeded by illegal people.”

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Public Colleges Do not Have The Capability To Observe Coronavirus Protocols

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Hon Awaji-Inombek Abiante

Member of the Home Committee On Fundamental Training, Hon Awaji-Inombek Abiante, has acknowledged that following the second wave of coronavirus within the nation, public faculties don’t have the capability to look at the COVID-19 protocols.

Talking on a Channels Tv programme on Monday January 18,  Abiante acknowledged that no person has executed something relative to offering the very fundamental technique of adhering to the protocols as laid down by the federal government, particularly with the general public faculties.

The lawmaker stated;

“Our considerations have been that no person sustainably has executed something relative to offering the very fundamental technique of adhering to the protocols as laid down by the federal government, particularly with the general public faculties.”

Hon. Abiante who referred to as on the Federal Authorities to supply info that reveals its readiness for faculties to reopen, additionally expressed considerations over the adherence stage in public faculties.

He added;

“There are faculties on this nation the place the pupils sleep underneath bushes, the problem of lodging may be very enormous in these faculties.

“What has the federal government executed between the primary wave of the COVID-19 and the second wave?

“We’ve no information suggesting and submitting that majority of the colleges have the capability and the willingness to make sure that the COVID-19 protocols are saved”.

 

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COVID-19: Faculty Reopening, Irresponsible – Fani-Kayode Slams Buhari

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Femi Fani-Kayode

 

A former minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has lashed out on the federal authorities for reopening private and non-private faculties in Nigeria.

 

Recall that the federal authorities ordered faculties to reopen on January 18 throughout the nation, regardless of rising instances of COVID-19.

 

Although the Ministry of Training has promised to observe resumption and compliance with COVID-19 protocols, some dad and mom have kicked towards the transfer.

 

Femi Fani-Kayode, a former minister of aviation talking on the event described the reopening of colleges by Buhari as irresponsible.

 

In line with him, it isn’t proper for faculties to reopen at a time when the second wave of COVID-19 is ravaging the land.

 

On his Twitter web page, he wrote: “Probably the most irresponsible issues that Buhari has accomplished is to re-open faculties regardless of the spike in COVID-19 deaths and the vicious and virulent second wave that’s ravaging the land.

“Different nations which are experiencing a second wave have refused to open faculties. Why are we totally different?” He queried

 

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