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Police honour Kazeem Abonde, CSP murdered during okada riders clash in Lagos

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The Police honoured the late Chief Superintendent Kazeem Abonde with a color parade on Friday in Lagos.

The mendacity in state was held on the State Headquarters in Ikeja earlier than the physique was transported to Oyo State.

The officer was buried at Baale Abonde’s Home alongside Akanran highway in Ona Ara Native Authorities.

Abonde was killed on September 23 in Ajao Property when he led operatives to impact the Lagos authorities ban in opposition to okada riders.

The bike operators fought again, burnt police automobiles and chased away the personnel.

However Abonde was remoted, permitting the attackers the prospect to strike. The CSP, whose head was smashed, died in a pool of blood earlier than emergency companies reached him.

The Centre for Social and Financial Rights (CSER) condemned the homicide in sturdy phrases and demanded an intensive enquiry.

DAILY POST learnt Abonde was getting ready to bow out from the Power in 2022. He deliberate to open a legislation agency after retirement with a legislation diploma already bagged.

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu assured that the perpetrators will face justice.

“Such show of savagery because the one wherein CSP Abonde died is not going to be allowed regardless of the circumstances. The legislation is there for us all, ought to there be have to redress any perceived wrongdoing.

“Residents who take the legislation into their very own fingers are promoters of jungle justice, which is not going to be allowed to take root in our pricey Lagos”, the governor vowed.

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