Lagos Governor, Sanwo-Olu Orders Investigation Into Killing Of 14-Year-Old Girl During Yoruba Nation Rally



The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has ordered an investigation into the killing of a 14-year-old girl in Ojota during the Oodua Republic Mega Rally on Sunday.

DELEKESBLOG had reported how a stray bullet from the police reportedly hit the girl who was selling drinks in a shop, leading to her immediate death.



The police, however, denied the killing of the girl, claiming that she died at a far distance away from the scene of the incident.

In a statement on Sunday by Moyosore Onigbanjo, the State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Sanwo-Olu commiserated with the deceased’s family. 

The statement read: “Our attention has been drawn to the death of a 14-year-old girl in Ojota during the Oodua Republic Mega Rally on Saturday, 3rd of July, 2021.

“We commiserate with the family of the deceased. The Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has ordered a thorough investigation of the death. A Coroner’s Inquest has immediately been requested in line with sections 14 and 15 of the Coroners’ Systems Law, Laws of Lagos State 2015, to determine the cause and circumstances of death.

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