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Tuesday, 2 April 2019

Presidency sends condolence message to family and friends of Kolade Johnson who was shot dead by Police


The Nigerian presidency has sent a condolence message across to family and friends of Kolade Johnson, the young man who was shot dead by a police officer while watching a football game in his neighborhood on Sunday, March 31, 2019.

Johnson, 36, was shot dead by a police personnel on the Special Anti Cultism Squad (SACS) team, during a police raid on his No.1 Beco street, Onipetesi, Mangoro Bus Stop neighborhood.

The killing sparked outrage and reactions on social media afterwards, forcing the police command to issue a statement saying it had arrested the officers responsible.

In a tweet, the Nigerian presidency says it was sending “deepest condolences to the family and friends of Kolade Johnson, victim of the March 31 fatal shooting in Lagos. @PoliceNG have assured that the Team suspected of involvement in the shooting have been apprehended and are undergoing disciplinary procedure. Updates will be provided”.


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