Buhari: Take Strongest Possible Action Against Policeman That Killed Lagos Lawyer

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned killing of Omobolanle Raheem, by on-duty policemen on Christmas Day.

The President, who described the killing as heinous and senseless said he was deeply shocked and saddened to learn of the brutal killing.

He directed the police authorities to take “the strongest possible action” against the alleged culprits already held in custody.

Buhari added that this incident should serve as a stark reminder of the recurring menace of the mishandling of weapons and a wakeup call to law enforcement agencies, including the Police to ensure the full implementation of reforms instituted by the administration on the subject of weapons handling as well as the protection of the rights of citizens.

“In this hour of grief, the nation stands in solidarity with the bereaved family and the NBA. I assure that justice will be done in this case,” the President said.

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