Lagos panel awards police brutality victims N83m

180, Lagos judicial panel
Late Kolade

The Lagos judicial panel has compensated 13 victims of police brutality with N83million including the Johnsons whose slain son, Kolade, was killed in 2019.

Recall that 36-year-old Kolade was shot on his way from a soccer viewing centre in Oonipetesi area where he had gone to watch an English Premiership league match between Tottenham and Manchester United when a stray bullet shot by police killed him.

His bereaved mother was handed a cheque of N10 million by the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Enquiry on Restitution for victims of SARS Related Abused and other matters chaired by Justice Doris Okuwobi.

Others also got from the N83 compensation.

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