Police Name 2 Officers Responsible for Kolade’s Murder

The Lagos state police command has released names and photographs of the officers involved in the killing of Kolade Johnson over the weekend.

A stray bullet hit the deceased during a raid by the anti-cultism unit of the command at Onipetesi, Lagos-Abeokuta road on Sunday, leading to mayhem in the area.

The incident had sparked a furore across the nation, with the police authorities promising Nigerians that the killers would be brought to book.

Zubairu Muazu, the state commissioner of police, stated the commitment of the police to bring the suspects to book during a condolence visit to the family Tuesday, and shortly after, they unveiled the identities of the officers arrested in connection with the incident.

“The men suspected to have carried out the shooting of Kolade Johnson have been apprehended and subjected to internal disciplinary procedures. The CP has revealed their names as (1) Insp Ogunyemi Olalekan and (2) Sgt Godwin Orji attached to Anti Cultism Squad,” the police said in a tweet.


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