Lagos governor-elect Sanwo-olu visits family of Kolade Johnson, killed by policemen

Lagos governor-elect Sanwo-olu visits family of Kolade Johnson, killed by policemen

The governor-elect of Lagos, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Saturday, April 6, paid a visit to the bereaved family of Kolade Johnson, a resident of the state, who was recently killed by a police officer.

Sanwo-Olu was received at the home of the family members who are still battling to accommodate the reality of the death of Kolade, by the late victim's parents.

At the time of this report, it was not clear what the governor-elect told the family, but he confirmed the visit on his Twitter handle.

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"Life is a gift, an opportunity to create memories, relationships and a legacy that lives beyond us.

"Today, I visited the family of Kolade Johnson and heard about the many things he did with his gift. I pray that God gives the family the strength and grace in this tough time," he said.

Legit.ng earlier reported that the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) dismissed an inspector, Ogunyemi Olalekan, after he was found guilty of killing Kolade Johnson.

It was gathered that the police public relations officer in Lagos state, Bala Elkana, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday, April 4.

The dismissal came four days after Johnson was shot by a police officer while he was watching a televised football match in Mangoro area of Lagos.

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Consequently, Olalekan and one Sergeant Godwin Orji were apprehended for their alleged involvement in the killing of the victim.

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