All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State, has said the intention of those who leaked the reports of the Panel of Inquiry on Police Brutality and Lekki Tollgate was to unleash mystery on the state.
The party said this in a statement issued on Thursday by the Publicity Secretary, Mr .Seye Oladejo.
Lagos APC said: “Our attention has been drawn to flurry of comments, innuendos, conjectures and suggestions since the reports of the endsars panel has been presented to the state government.
“While some of the fore-going have come from well-meaning Nigerians who sought closure to the unfortunate incident of the endsars protest by ensuring justice for the victims and preventing a re-occurrence, others have literally written their own report to suit a pre-determined purpose.
“Without any doubt, it is distasteful that commentators have based their utter condemnation on a leaked report which has led to some of the content being disputed by some members of the panel.
“It is the height of irresponsibility and inhumanity to seek political gains from our collective trauma as a nation.
“We recall the commendable leadership role of the governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwoolu during the crisis by identifying with and addressing the demands of the protesters.
“It is also worthy of mention that the Lagos State government was the first to set up a panel of enquiry to unravel the mystery behind the incident.
“It is on record that the panel during its sittings enjoyed the the unhindered support of the government to successfully carry out its assignment.
“The role of the state government in standing with people at this trying moment and keeping faith by publicly receiving its report is no doubt commendable.
“The immediate set up of a committee to prepare a white paper is also in line with keeping faith.
“The intention of those behind the leaked report should be condemned by all and sundry as it constitutes another attempt to unleash further mystery on the state.”
The party explained that it awaits the white paper on the reports, urging restraints in order not to set tge state on fire again.