Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo – Olu on Wednesday promised compensation for the families of police officers killed during the #endsars protest that was hijacked by the hoodlums.
Sanwo-olu stated this during a courtesy visit to police officers serving in Lagos at the Police Command Headquarters, Ikeja.
The Governor who was accompanied to the event by his Deputy, Dr Femi Hamzat and other Cabinet members, assured the police officers of the State Government’s commitment to meeting the requests of the youth agitation during the #Endsars protest.
He promised to fund burial arrangements of officers killed and compensate families of police officers killed during the protest
According to him, “Provide Scholarship for the children of the killed police officers, footing medical bills of injured police officers in the protest.
He added that the state government considered insurance for serving police officers of the Lagos Command and remodel razed police posts into modern stations.
Also to Provide two new generators to power the Command headquarters.
He stated that the time is ripe for improved police – citizens relationship, urging the officers to ensure that their uniform represents dignity, pride, honour and discipline.
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.