Following the killings of protesters in the ongoing #endSARS protest, Lagos State governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Thursday, while briefing state House Correspondents at Lagos House Marina said that the identities of Police officers suspected to be involved in the killing of one Ikechukwu Iloamauzor, 35 in Area C, Surulere area has been revealed.
The young man was allegedly killed following a stray bullet on Monday during the protest.
According to Sanwo-Olu;
“Also, to mention that Lagos state is taking the issue of police misconduct very seriously, earlier this week, we all recall the incident that happened at the Area C command in Surulere.
“All the four officers have been identified and are going through an orderly trial.
“All the four erring officers whose name I will also mention have also been apprehended and are going through an orderly triaThey are Inspector Bagou Michael, Inspector Ekpoudom Etop, Sergent Nnamdi Madura, and Sergent Akinyemi Benson.
“We have also set up a panel to look into all cases of police brutality and fatality and have set up a N200millio compensation fund”
“I will make all announcements shortly. Once again, I apologise to any protester that has faced brutality during any of the protests days.”