Lagos Police state command says protesters killed an officer

The Lagos State Police command has revealed that an officer has been killed by violent protesters in Surulere area of the state.

According to a statement by the spokesperson of the state police command, Muyiwa Adejobi, he revealed that during the #ENDSARS protests, some armed protesters marched to the Anti Kidnapping Unit Office of the command, broke into the cell, and freed two of kidnappers.

It was also revealed that three officers, Inspr Ekei Joshua with AP No 175493, Inspr Peter Agabi with AP No 251138 and Insp Erinfolami Ayodeji with AP No 229241, were shot in the process leaving Insp Erinfolami Ayodeji dead and the others critically injured.

They were rushed to the Intensive Care Unit of the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital were one was pronounced dead on arrival.

The police spokesperson disclosed that the Commissioner also appealed to parents and guardians to keep watch on their children and monitor their activities to avoid being mobilized and used for illegal activities in the state.

 

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