Lagos State Governor , Babajide Sanwo- Olu , on Saturday , visited the widow of a driver , Mr Okechukwu Iloamuazor , hit by a stray bullet during last Monday ’ s demonstration by youths in Surulere for the dissolution of the Special Anti – Robbery Squad .
The governor assured her that “ his death won ’ t be in vain and the case will not be swept under the carpet . ”
The police attempted to disperse protesters who were moving towards Anti – Cultism Police Command in the area by shooting indiscriminately, which led to 55 – year- old Iloamuazor ’s death.
A policeman , Inspector Ayodeji Erinfolami , also died in the incident.
According to a statement , Sanwo- Olu visited the home of the deceased in Ebute Meta at 2 pm to pay his respects to the widow, Mrs. Ngozi Iloamuazor .
He was said to have been received by family members led by Bede Enewally .
The governor commiserated with the family over the incident, which he described as unfortunate . He said the late Iloamuazor should not have died under the circumstance , but assured the family members that the perpetrators would be brought to justice .
All four policemen who opened fire on the protesters in Surulere had been identified by the state government and police authorities . An orderly room trial at the Lagos State Police Command reportedly commenced on Friday.
But , Sanwo- Olu said the state government would take the officers ’ punishment beyond the established disciplinary guidelines of the police .