Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Friday, released the list of police officers being prosecuted for human rights violations in the state.
The Lagos State Governor in his statement noted that the prosecution is part of the effort of his government to end police brutality in the state.
Sanwo-Olu disclosed this development in a series of tweets on his Twitter account.
According to the governor: “Good morning Lagos,
“Today seems like a good day to get on to the work of rebuilding Lagos and ending police brutality.”
“To show our commitment to the latter, here is a list of ongoing prosecution of police officers for offences related to the violation of human rights in Lagos.”
“State of Lagos v. 1. Insp. Surulere Irede 2. Sgt. Sunday Ogunyemi 3. Corp. Hezekiah Babatunde – Manslaughter. Adjourned to 13/11/2020. Justice Ogunsanya”
“The State of Lagos v. Ogunyemi Olalekan – Murder. Adjourned to 5/11/2020. Hon Justice Coker.”
“State of Lagos v. Sgt. Gbanwuan Isaac – Grievous Bodily Harm. Set for arraignment. Justice Sholadoye.”
“State of Lagos v. Aminu Joseph – Murder. Adjournment date to be announced. Hon Justice Nicole Clay.”
“State of Lagos v. Sgt. Alechenu Benedict – Armed Robbery. Arraigned. Hon Justice Coker.”
“State of Lagos v. Sgt. Adebayo Abdullah – Involuntary Manslaughter. Adjourned to 28/11/2020. Hon Justice Coker.”
“State of Lagos v. Insp. A Mohammed and 2 ORS – Armed Robbery. Adjourned to 10/11/2020. Hon Justice Sonaike.”
“State of Lagos v. Matthew Ohansi – Murder. Adjourned to 19/11/2020.”