#ENDSARS: GOVERNOR SANWO-OLU PLEDGES TO COMPENSATE FAMILIES OF OFFICERS KILLED DURING THE PROTEST
Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has pledged to compensate the families of police officers killed during the #ENDSARS protests in the State.
The Governor, accompanied by his Deputy, Dr Obafemi Hamzat, met operatives of the Lagos State Police Command at Ikeja on Wednesday, October 28, and assured them of the State Government's commitment to meeting the requests of the youth agitation during the #Endsars protest.
In attendance were DIG Leye Oyebade, AIG Ahmed Iliyasu, CP Hakeem Odumosu, DCP Mohammed Ali, DCP Yetunde Longe, DCP Tunji Disu, Area Commanders, Commanders of Mobile Police formations, DPOs, senior officers and rank and file.
Governor Sanwo-Olu promised to fund burial arrangements of officers killed during #Endsars protests, provide scholarship for the children of the killed police officers in protest, foot medical bills of injured police officers in the protest, consider insurance for serving police officers of the Lagos Command, and remodel razed police posts into modern stations.
Sanwo-Olu, who also promised to provide two new generators to power the Command headquarters, stated that the time is ripe for improved police - citizens relationship.
He urged all police officers in the State to ensure that their uniform represents dignity, pride, honour and discipline.