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Slain Lagos lawyer, Bolanle Raheem laid to rest.

Amidst tears, Bolanle Raheem the Lagos-based lawyer, who on the 25th of December in Lagos was shot dead, has been laid to rest at the Vaults and Gardens cemetery in the Lekki-Epe area of the state.

On Monday, service of songs was held, then on Tuesday at the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Olive Tree Parish, Banana Island in Ikoyi, the funeral procession took place.

According to Okechukwu Enelamah, the former Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, in his sermon said, “Raheem’s relatively short life” was filled with great impact.

In his words, he noted that the circumstances that led to Bolanle’s death has elicited widespread reactions that would bring about reforms in our society. 

It is sad to recall that on the 25th of December, 2022, Bolanle Raheem, who was pregnant, was shot and killed by an officer of the police force, identified as Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), Dambri vardion, who is attached to the Ajikwe Police Station in the Lekki-Ajah area of Lagos State.

Reactions from authorities from both the state and federal levels promised justice on Bolanle’s death. 

However, Dambri Vandion, the police officer, who has since been stripped of his duty in the force after the incident, pleaded not guilty to the murder charges preferred against him on Monday at the High Court sitting in the Tafawa Balewa Square. 

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