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Sanwo-Olu orders N5m compensation to assaulted UBER driver



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Lagos Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has ordered the payment of N5 million compensation to an Uber driver, Adedotun Clement, who was assaulted on October 20, 2021, during a rally to mark the one-year anniversary of #EndSARS protest in the state.

Sanwo-Olu in a statement on Saturday said he had “directed the Honorable Attorney General to set up a meeting and pay him the compensation awarded by the court.

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He said although the State Government has appealed the ruling, he interceded in this instance in the interest of the public good, and requested that the State’s Attorney General comply with the court’s ruling.

“Good evening Lagos, as Governor, I’m committed to upholding the rule of law and protecting citizens’ rights with empathy and authority.

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