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The Lagos State Government, on Wednesday, October 28, awarded a scholarship to children of policemen who died in the violence that erupted in Lagos state a few days ago, as a result of the #Endsars protest.
The state Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu directed the Lagos State Scholarship Board to award the scholarship to the children of the slain officers up to the university level.
The governor made the announcement during a visit to the Police Command Headquarters in Ikeja, where he went to boost the morale of officers. He promised to rebuild the burnt police stations and also give life insurance to police officers. The Lagos state Governor also promised to compensate the families of the late policemen who died in the violence.
It was further disclosed that, twenty-nine Divisional Police Stations and 17 Police Posts were destroyed by hoodlums who disguised as protesters. Also, six police officers were lynched, 36 critically injured, while 71 police operational vehicles were razed.