Tajudeen Disu, Lekki Free Trade Zone MD was killed as a result of the crisis
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday received a report of the five-man Tribunal of Enquiry which investigated the civil unrest in Ibeju-Lekki area of the State on 12 October, 2015 that led to the death of the Managing Director of Lekki Worldwide Investment Limited, Alhaji Tajudeen Disu.
Governor Ambode had on 22 October, 2015 inaugurated the Tribunal chaired by retired Lagos State High Court Judge, Hon. Justice Adesuyi Olateru-Olagbegi, with the mandate to inquire into the origin, factors and circumstances leading to the breach of peace, as well as make recommendations to government based on the findings.
While describing the Lekki Free Trade Zone (LFTZ) as an important project to the economy of the state because of its strategic importance to the job creation drive of his administration, Governor Ambode said he was prepared to do everything to ensure its success.
The Governor vowed that any issue concerning the success of the project would be treated with despatch.
According to Governor Ambode, “the Report of the Tribunal has been submitted today and the State Government will give serious consideration to the recommendations of the Tribunal and take decisions to ensure that such an incident does not recur.
“Let me assure members of the public and investors alike that this government will always uphold the rule of law and continue to provide a conducive atmosphere for businesses to thrive,” he said.
Governor Ambode also thanked members of the Tribunal for diligently carrying out the assignment within the time frame given, and expressed hope that they would be willing and ready to serve the state in future when called upon.
Earlier, the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Adeniji Kazeem, said it was noteworthy that the Tribunal had the inaugural …Read More
Source:: PM Newspaper