Sanwo-Olu Exposes List Of Police Officers Being Probed

..Eases Curfew

Yemisi Izuora

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has announced the easing of the curfew imposed on the state.

Sanwo-Olu made this declaration via a statewide broadcast on Friday, October 23.

According to the governor, citizens of the state are allowed to go out between 8 am and 6 pm from Saturday.

He said, “We have decided that we are going to be easing the curfew from tomorrow (Saturday) morning; and what that easing means is that people will be allowed to go out from 8 am to 6 pm.

“For emphasis, from 8 am tomorrow morning, you will be allowed to go out, to go wherever you wish till 6 pm in the evening.”

Meanwhile, Sanwo-Olu, on Friday, October 23 revealed the list of indicted police officials accused of police brutality as well as the violation of human rights.

Sanwo-Olu made this disclosure via his Twitter handle, also stating that this disclosure is necessary, in order to engender public trust in the government

“Good morning Lagos, today seems like a good day to get on to the work of rebuilding Lagos, as well as 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,” the governor said.

List Of Offenders

  • 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.
    Babajide Sanwo-Olu
  • 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
  • State of Lagos v. 1. Sgt. Segun Okun 2. Capt. Adekunle Oluwarotimi – Manslaughter and Attempted Murder. Last adjournment date 15/7/2020, Court to give the next date. Hon Justice Nicole Clay.
  • State of Lagos v. Adamu Dare – Murder. Last adjournment date 29/09/2020, Court to give next date. Hon Justice Nicole Clay.
  • State of Lagos v. Sgt. Mark Argo and 5 ORS – Conspiracy and Armed Robbery. Next adjournment date 18/11/2020. Hon Justice Nicole Clay.
  • State of Lagos v. Corp. Pepple Boma – Manslaughter. Court to give next date. Hon Justice Nicole Clay.
  • State of Lagos v. Insp. Emmanuel Akpobana – Attempted Murder. Court to give ruling date. Hon Justice Balogun.
  • State of Lagos v. Emmanuel Uyankweke – Involuntary Manslaughter. Case part held. Hon Justice Akintoye.
  • State of Lagos v. Akanbi Lukmon – Involuntary Manslaughter. Information filed.
  • State of Lagos v. Edokhe Omokhide – Murder. Adjourned to 12/11/2020. Hon Justice Akinkigbe
  • State of Lagos v. Afolabi Saka – Murder. Newly filed.
  • State of Lagos v. Monday Gabriel – Murder. Newly filed.
  • State of Lagos v. Yahya Adeshina. Involuntary Manslaughter. Ready for filing.
  • State of Lagos v. Aremu Museliu – Murder. Ready for arraignment. Hon Justice Shonaike

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