- A Nigerian man identified as Kolade Johnson, who was shot dead by some SARS officers has been buried
- The 36-year-old father of one was killed after been hit by a police officer's stray bullet during a raid in Lagos
- Photos from his burial ceremony has since surfaced on the internet
Recall a while, legit.ng reported the news of how a Nigerian man identified as Kolade Johnson, was killed after been hit by a police officer's stray bullet during a raid in Lagos. The death of the father of one caused major outrage on social media.
Following his tragic death, there was major social media outrage as many people called for SARS to be scraped off the police force. The father of one was buried on April 18 amidst tears.
Some social media users took to the platform to share photos and videos from the burial ceremony. In the photos, many people can be seen in black t-shirts with a photo of the late Kolade in the front and #EndSARS behind.
See photos below:
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Below is a sad video of Kolade in the coffin, surrounded by family and friends who couldn't help but shed tears and express their shock.
Meanwhile, President Muhammadu Buhari has described as unfortunate the action of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) operatives from the Lagos state police command, which led to the death of Kolade Johnson. Legit.ng reports that the president, in a statement on Wednesday, April 3, by his spokesperson, Femi Adesina, acknowledged the genuine outrage regarding the activities of SARS.
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