Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has rescued a three week old baby, the mother and over 60 students from the University of Jos, Plateau State in the ongoing crisis.
The students, who arrived at Alausa, Ikeja on Friday were received by the Commissioner of Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotoso, who represented the governor, alongside the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Gboyega Akosile, expressed their appreciation to the Lagos State government for coming to their rescue.
Omotoso who appreciated all the state officials involved in the rescue efforts, stated that the Sanwo-Olu administration has the capacity and ability to respond to any emergency at any point in time, just as it places value on the lives of residents of the state, especially the youths, home or in any part of the country.
Earlier, the Permanent Secretary, Office of the Special Adviser on Education, Kasali Adeniran who represented his boss, Tokunbo Wahab noted that the state government’s immediate response to their requests for evacuation is a demonstration of the Sanwo-Olu’s administration to security and good governance in line with the letter ‘S’ of the THEMES Developmental Agenda.
The students appreciated the gesture of the state government, for the timely intervention.