Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has doled out N60 million to families of police officers who lost their lives in active service during the violence that trailed #EndSARS protests in the state.
Sanwo-Olu also offerred scholarships to the slain police officers’ children
The governor gave out N10 million each to six families of the slain police officers at the 14th annual Town Hall Meeting on Security with the theme ,” Lagos Security : Resilience in the face of adversity” organised by the Lagos State Security Trust Fund (LSSTF).
“As we rebuild our state, security remains our top priority . We will continue to expand and improve on our security architecture until we achieve a world class system . We recognise that socio-economic growth is meaningless without an efficient security apparatus in place.
“As the chief security officer of the state, my solemn promise to all law abiding citizens is that Lagos State will always be for them. We will stop at nothing to flush out all criminal elements whose sole aim is to foment chaos and perpetrate crime . Let me sound this note of warning . There is no hiding place for criminals and bandits in Lagos State,” the governor said.