Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday gave cheques totaling N55 million to the families of the 5 security officers who lost their lives in the Ishawo area of Ikorodu after an ambush unleashed on them by militants.
The families of four police officers that died during the operation got N10 million each, while an officer who sustained injury during the attack and still recuperating in the hospital, Sgt. Alexandra Ugadu got N5million.
Also, a cheque of N10 million was presented to the family of a military officer, Capt. A Mohammed who lost his life during the attack. The gallant officers were killed after successfully rescuing kidnapped victims kept in the riverine area by the militants.
The police officers’ whose families benefited from the death insurance scheme of the State Government are late Insp. Godwin Iroagbalahi, Insp. Francis Pemi, Sgt. Mamuda Dembo and Sgt. Idor Ekoro.