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In Lagos Police grants scholarship to kids of woman killed by trigger happy colleague

The Lagos State Police Commissioner, Mr. Owoseni Fatai, on behalf of the Inspector General, Mr. Solomon Arase, had reportedly made the presentation on Monday, January 11.

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Mr. Owoseni Fatai, presenting the scholarship to the 4 children of the late Mrs Idongesit Ekpo play

Mr. Owoseni Fatai, presenting the scholarship to the 4 children of the late Mrs Idongesit Ekpo

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After the killing of an innocent woman by a trigger happy police officer, the Nigerian police has reportedly offered scholarships to the 4 children of the deseased.

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The late Mrs Idongesit Ekpo, had been the wife of a tricycle rider before she had been shot dead by a police officer, identified as Aremu Musesiu, following an attempt to collect bribe from her husband, Mr Godwin Ekpo.

The incident had reportedly taken place at the Obalagbe Bus stop, at the Isheri Osun area of Lagos State, in 2015.

The Lagos State Police Commissioner, Mr. Owoseni Fatai, on behalf of the Inspector General, Mr. Solomon Arase, had reportedly made the presentation on Monday, January 11.

Speaking on the scholarship, Mr Fatai said:

“For now, it covers up to secondary school level and the Scholarship Trust Fund is expected to cover higher level education, subsequently.”

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In his statement, Mr Fatai had gone on to reveal that Mr Musesiu had been dismissed from the force, following his crime and will be prosecuted accordingly.

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