Lagos governor visits family of driver killed during protest

The governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has paid a visit to the family of the driver killed by a stray bullet during the during the #EndSARS protest Surulere on Monday.

Okechukwu Iloamuazor, a 55-year-old man, was hit by a bullet allegedly shot by police officers during the protest and died on the spot.

The police denied firing shots at protesters, alleging that the driver was killed by bullets shot by protesters.

A policeman Inspector, Ayodeji Erinfolami, also died in the incident, while many others were injured during the accident.

In a statement by Gboyega Akosile, the governor visited the bereaved family at 30, Federal Road, Ebute Metta on Saturday where the family was “enveloped in gloom.”

Mr Sanwo-Olu commiserated with the family over the incident, which he described as unfortunate. He said the late Iloamuazor should not have died under the circumstance, but assured the family members that the perpetrators would be brought to book.

“On behalf of the State Government, and the people of Lagos, I commiserate with the family over this mindless brutality that led to the death of your son. We condemn endless killing of innocent citizens to the…

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