EndSARS: Sanwo-Olu visits the family of a victim killed by police during a protest in Sululer (photos)
Mr. Babajide Sanvo-Olu, Governor of Lagos State, met with the family of a man killed during the Lagos protests.
According to Vanguard, the governor on Saturday paid a visit of condolences to the family of a man, 55-year-old Okechukwu Iloamuazor, who was killed by police during the #EndSARS protest in the Surulere district of the state.
The deceased, professional driver Iloamuazor, was killed during a nationwide protest on Monday when he was hit by a stray bullet during the #EndSARS protest in the Surulere district.
Meanwhile, the police officers involved in the murder have been identified and are currently being tried in order.
The governor, who announced the visit via his Twitter account @jidesanwoolu, has brought justice to the family with his Attorney General Mr. Moyosore Onigbanjo, SAN.
Providing justice for Ngozi’s widow, Sanwo-Olu immediately ordered the Attorney General of Onigbanjo State to take immediate action to ensure justice.
The governor also visited the house where Iloamuazor worked as his boss’s driver.
His boss told the governor how the incident happened on that fateful day.
Sanwo-Olu, however, provided additional information on what the government will do in the future, saying that a new panel of judges will be open next Monday.
He assured that the case would not be noticed.
Meanwhile, the Lagos State Police Department arrested a woman named Nike Laval at No. 30 Angorin Street, Aminkanle, Lagos, one of the #EndSARS protesters, on charges of reckless driving and the murder of two people on Ikola Street. Alagbado area in Lagos, Wednesday 14 October 2020.
Ms Nike Laval was the driver of a Toyota 4Runner SUV with REG system, according to State Command Spokesman Olumuywa Adejobi. No. GGE 346 BK, who hit a tricycle and killed the duo of 27-year-old Ojo Aziz and 26-year-old Yusuf Sodia, men from Command Road, Alagbado, Lagos.
Adejobi said the suspect, who deliberately removed the license plates from her SUV because of the accident, joined the protest at the AIT junction, Alagbado, and began recklessly driving like many other protesters before the fatal accident.
The Police Commissioner expressed sympathy for the families of the victims and assured that the command is obliged to achieve justice in this case; and that the command will not give up its efforts to maintain peace, law and order in the state.