Governor Sanwo-Olu Reacts To Killing Of Gafaru Buraimoh In Ajah

Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has expressed condolences to the family, friends, and associates of the late Gafaru Buraimoh, who was allegedly shot dead by a police officer on Wednesday, December 7 at Happy Land estate in the state’s Ajah axis.

Governor Sanwo-Olu Reacts To The Killing Of Gafaru Buraimoh In Ajah.
Governor Sanwo-Olu Reacts To The Killing Of Gafaru Buraimoh In Ajah.

The Governor expressed sadness over the death of the late Buraimoh in a statement released by the state’s Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotosho, pledging that the State Government would work with the police in their investigation to unravel the remote and immediate cause of the shooting that resulted in the untimely death of an innocent citizen, with the goal of ensuring that justice is served.

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He said: “no one deserves to die in that manner. Buraimoh was one of our million citizens with hope for a better life. His death is a sad episode for me personally and the State as whole because injury to one is injury to all.

“I am aware that the Lagos State police command has immediately arrested, disarmed and detained the police officer involved in the shooting incident and has also begun a full scale investigation in the matter.

“I therefore urge the residents to remain calm and not take the law into their hands on the matter, knowing fully we, as the Government would not spare anything to ensure that justice is served.”

The Governor added that his office is earnestly awaiting the full report of the investigation launched by the police authorities on the unfortunate incident.

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