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Police reveal identities of personnel accused of killing Johnson Kolade

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The Lagos State Police Command has revealed the identities of the alleged killers of Kolade Johnson.

The suspects, working with the Anti Cultism Squad of the police command reportedly shot the on Sunday in Mangoro area of the state.

The Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Zubairu Muazu, revealed the identities of the personnel as Inspector Ogunyemi Olalekan and Sergeant Godwin Orji, adding that they will be subjected to internal disciplinary procedures.

 

It will be recalled that Johnson was shot two days ago reportedly by police personnel while watching a football match.

A statement from the command on Tuesday disclosed that the police commissioner paid a visit to the family of the victim.

Mr Muazu who was received by the head of the deceased’s family, Mr Remi Lukman, condemned the action of the members of the Anti-Cultism team suspected to have carried out the shooting.

He reiterated his commitment in ensuring that justice was done in the matter, noting that the said shooters have since been apprehended and subjected to internal disciplinary procedures.

The police commissioner prayed for the repose of the soul of Johnson and also prayed that God would grant his family, friends and well-wishers the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.

Responding, Mr Lukman thanked the police commissioner for the visit and his resolve in ensuring that justice prevails in the case.

He said, “I thought it is going to be a one man’s fight but seeing the Police High Command joining our family in this fight has shown that justice will not only be done to Kolade but to the entire Nigerian youths.

The family head described his late son as a peace-loving person and called on well-wishers to remain calm and allow the law to take its course.