Sanwo-Olu honours 3 dead policemen with N30m in Lagos



Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of has honoured three policemen who died in the cause of their duties in the state with N30 million.

Sanwo-Olu, represented by his Chief of Staff, Mr Tayo Ayinde, presented three individual beneficiary cheques of N10 million each to the bereaved families at the House, Alausa-Ikeja.

is contained in a statement issued Media Director, Rapid Respond Squad [RRS], Mr Taofiq Adebayo.

The three beneficiary families include late Insp. Ajibola Gafari, PC Olufemi Richards of the RRS and ASP Omisore Olamide of Task Force on Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement Unit).

The governor,  who empathised with the affected families, described the monetary support as a token and the ’s effort at comforting affected families.

He pointed out no amount of financial gift could make up for the lost and the gallantry of the fallen Patriots.

He appreciated the gallantry of the deceased operatives, reassuring the families and Lagos residents of the ’s commitment to always work for the good and well-being of the masses.

A son of one of the deceased, Mr Olufemi Odeniyi, who spoke on behalf of the three families, expressed appreciation to Governor Sanwo-Olu for the money, describing it as a lifeline. [NAN]