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The Governor of Lagos State Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has handed out, three individual beneficiary cheques of N10million each to the bereaved families, two operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) and one task force Police operative at the Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja.
Represented by the Chief of Staff to the Governor, Mr. Tayo Akinmade Ayinde, the Governor, emphatized with the affected families, describing the monetary support as a token and the government’s efforts at comforting affected families, maintaining that, no amount of financial gift  can make up for the lost lives and the gallantry of the fallen Patriots.
The Governor, through the Chief of Staff commended and appreciated the gallantry of the deceased operatives, reassuring the families and Lagos residents of the government’s decisiveness to always work for the good and wellbeing of the masses.
The three beneficiary families include those of late Insp. Ajibola Gafari,  PC Olufemi Richards of Lagos State Rapid Response Squad (RRS) and ASP Omisore Oluwashina Olamide of Lagos State Task Force on Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement Unit).
Speaking on behalf of the three beneficiary families, a son of one of the deceased, Olufemi Odeniyi, expressed profuse thanks to Governor Sanwo-Olu for the cushion and lifeline, while wishing everyone present and the government greater success and impact in the lives of Lagosians.
Late Insp. Ajibola Gafari died as a result of hit and run vehicle on 25th January, 2020 while on duty at Falomo under bridge, SPY ‘PC’ Olufemi Richard died as a result sickness he developed while on duty on 21st of June, 2020.