Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has stated that a N200m fund has been set up in the state for victims of police brutality.
The governor made this known on Tuesday, October 13, 2020, while addressing some angry protesters, in Alausa, Ikeja.
Speaking during the announcement, the governor requested for a list of names of those affected by police brutality in the state.
He noted that the compensation funds will be supervised by Civil Society Organizations appointed by members of the public.
In a tweet earlier, the governor wrote, “We are also immediately setting up a trust fund to compensate the families of police brutality in Lagos state even though no amount of money can reduce their plain. The trust fund will be supervised by a team appointed transparently by members of the public.’’
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