Although, the Lagos state police command had identified One 55-year-old Bus Driver that was killed during ongoing EndSARS Protest in surelere, what however is not clear is whether the bullet came from hoodlums or protesters who accordingly have been making frantic efforts at disrupting the protest.
Urban Express News-online reports that the commissioner of information, Gbenga Omotoso had issued a statement debunking any case of killings in the state, but the spokesman of the Lagos state police command, sp Olumuyiwa Adejobi had confirmed the death of one Ikechukuwu Illoamauzor, who he said was killed by hoodlums as a protest was ongoing in Surulere.
But setting the record straight, the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has revealed the identities of the suspected police officers involved in the brutality of #EndSARS protesters in Area C, Surulere, Lagos State.
Following the alleged police brutality and harassment that occurred during the protest, where one person is said to have been killed
The deceased was subsequently identified as 55-year-old Ikechukwu Iloamauzor.
Iloamauzor was allegedly killed by a stray bullet during Monday’s during the #EndSARS protest in Surulere, Lagos.
The governor noted that four officers have been arrested in connection with the incident.
He identified the policemen as two inspectors and two sergeants.
The governor said, “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 trial. They 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 N200m compensation fund. I will make all announcements shortly.