The family of Kolade Johnson, who was shot during a raid by police officers in Onipetesi Lagos has been awarded the sum of N10 million.
Johnson was shot during a raid by police officers while watching an English premiership match between Tottenham and Manchester United on March 31, 2019.
Johnson’s death sparked outrage on social media with the #EndPoliceBrutality protest springing up across the country.
The police authorities identified Ogunyemi Olalekan, a police inspector, and Godwin Orji, a sergeant, as the officers involved in the shooting.
At the resumed hearing of the panel, the chairman of the panel, Justice Doris Okuwobi, announced the award of N10 million compensation to the family.
The award sum was received by the mother of the deceased.