The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday, released the names of police officers to be prosecuted for various human rights violations within the state.
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The governor said the prosecution was part of efforts of his administration to end police brutality in the State.
He disclosed the list in a series of tweets, via his verified Twitter handle.
“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.