The Lagos State Government has presented cheques of N15 million naira (N5 Million naira each) to 3 families of deceased Rapid Response Squad (RRS) Police officers who died in the cause of carrying out their duty.
The Chief of Staff to Lagos State Governor, Mr. Tayo Ayinde who presented the cheques on behalf of the Government said the State Government appreciated the contribution of the dead officers to safety and a secured Lagos.
He commiserated with the families to the officers and the Police while assuring them that the government will not forget the fallen officers.
The Chief of Staff also appealed to Officers in the State Police Command not to relent, adding that security and safety of the people remains one of the focal objectives of the State Government and would continually embrace measures to motivate and encourage officers of the command to perform their duties diligently.
In his remarks, the Permanent Secretary, Office of the Chief of Staff, Mr. Olawale Musa said the State Government will always remember officers who contribute to humanity and prayed for the repose of the Officers.
Responding on behalf of the deceased families, Mr. Richard Olufemi appreciated the State Government for the kind gesture and support.
The late police officers whose families were presented cheques are; Late Mr. Olufemi Odeniyi, late Mr. Ajibola Adewale Olatubisun and late Mr. Omisore Oluwashina Olamide.