Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has presented a cheque of N10 million each to families of the six police officers killed in Lagos State in the violence that followed the End SARS protests.
Sanwo-Olu presented the cheques on Thursday, Dec 3, in fulfilment of his administration’s pledge made during an earlier meeting with police officers.
The cheques were presented to the wives and children of the slain officers at the 14th Town Hall meeting on security, held at Civic Centre the Lagos State Security Trust Fund (LSSTF), with the theme: “Lagos security: Resilience in the face of adversity.”
The late police officers are Yaro Edward, an Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP); Inspector Ayodeji Erinfolami; Inspector Aderibigbe Adegbenro; Inspector Samson Ehibor; Sergeant Bejide Abiodun and Inspector Igoche Cornelius.
Sanwo-Olu also announced scholarship awards to children of the deceased officers up to university level.