Governor Sanwo-Olu Awards Scholarship To Youngsters Of Policemen Who Died In Lagos Violence
The federal government of Lagos State has moved to assist the youngsters of murdered policemen.
The federal government on Wednesday awarded scholarships to the youngsters of policemen killed in the course of the violence that trailed the EndSARS protest.
The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, introduced this throughout his go to to the Lagos Police Command Headquarters, Ikeja, on Wednesday to work together with police personnel on methods to police the state higher.
“Crucial requests is to supply scholarships to the youngsters of officers who died.
“I’ve directed the Lagos State Scholarship Board, below the Particular Adviser on Training, to instantly award scholarships to the youngsters of the slain officers,” Mr Sanwo-Olu stated.
He additionally stated that the state authorities will arrange a “Rebuild Lagos Belief Fund” within the aftermath of the destruction within the state.
Mr Sanwo-Olu stated the the reform of the police pressure, as demanded by the EndSARS protesters, has began.
He additionally promised that the federal government will compensate the households of the policemen killed, maintain their burial bills, and foot the hospital payments of injured officers.
Mr Sanwo-Olu stated all broken private and official automobiles of Law enforcement officials can be changed, and insurance coverage insurance policies for cops in Lagos labored out.
He acknowledged and thanked the police personnel for his or her assist, and the ladies cops for his or her dedication to service to the folks of Lagos.
“You haven’t been really acknowledged however I wish to thanks. You’ve got been gallant. You’ve got proven how important you might be in our society. We would come from completely different background however we’re all people created by God.
“The Lagos State Police Command has been a delight regardless of our variations and inadequacies. You didn’t create the issues, these are institutional issues. As your governor, I acknowledge what you do and what you stand for.
“As your governor, I take full duty for what occurred and has not occurred. I can’t draw back from it,” he stated.
To these he stated had been formenting hassle with social media, the governor stated desist. “We is not going to be a part of points with anyone. We’re shifting ahead. We’ll heal our lands and Lagos can be higher for it,” he stated.
Earlier, the Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, recommended Mr Sanwo-Olu’s administration and appealed to the governor to additional present the command with safety gear.
The Deputy Inspector Common of Police, South-west, Leye Oyebade, stated that there was the necessity to return to the drafting board, saying the way in which ahead is to re-address the strategy of policing within the nation, by embracing group and digital policing. (NAN)