#EndSARS: Lagos Panel Awards N10m To Kolade Johnson’s Family

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The Lagos judicial panel set up by the state government over the EndSARS protest has awarded the sum of N10 million to the family of late Kolade Johnson.

Recall that Johnson was shot during a raid by police officers at Onipetesi area in Lagos, while watching football match between Premier League giants Tottenham and Manchester United on March 31, 2019.

The incident sparked outrage on social media, after which the police authorities identified Ogunyemi Olalekan, a police inspector, and Godwin Orji, a sergeant, as the officers involved in the shooting.

Following an orderly trial, Olalekan was dismissed from the force after he was found guilty, while Orji was acquitted.

Doris Okuwobi, chairman of the Lagos panel, announced the compensation at the sitting on Friday.

The award sum was received by the mother of the deceased.

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