Date: September 20, 2019, 05:00:23 AM
Extrajudicial killing! Police killed four Lagos residents in one week: Politics : Nigerialog.com - Nigeria's Premier Online Forum
I don’t know what my son did to deserve this cruel treatment from the Police.“We were preparing for his wedding this December. How could one pay me with such wickedness? This was a son that gave me hope for living after my husband’s demise. I called him my husband. Now, they have snatched my second husband from me. What else do you expect me to do?, she asked in tears.Who will be father to my unborn child—late Ogheneovo’s fiancéeOn her part, late Ogheneovo’s fiancée could not be consoled. She sat at a corner wiping the tears trickling down her cheeks with a white handkerchief and holding her protruding stomach.She refused to speak initially, when approached. After summoning courage to do so, she said, “ the love of my life is gone! I had known Ogeneovo for three years and said yes to his marriage proposal. Little did I know he wouldn’t live to be the father of our unborn child.“The impact of his death is too devastating. Who will see me through this period of pregnancy? Who will welcome our baby after delivery? Who will father the baby? Who… “. She paused and stared at everyone present, as if expecting response from them.My NYSC son didn’t die while studying abroad——Mother lamentsSurprisingly, the second victim, Oladele Solaja, was discovered to be a member of the National Youth Service Corps. Solaja, who was a graduate of International Relations from Estam Foundation University, Benin Republic, also had his Masters degree in International Relations in France, before coming to Nigeria to partake of the mandatory one year Youth ServiceFarewell visitLate Solaja, was said to be the Community Liaison Officer, CLO, in Kogi state. He had visited his parents in Lagos and was to travel last Tuesday. But that was never to be as he was killed barely 18-hours before he embarked on the journey. His distraught mother said that he had gone to bid some of his friends farewell, unknown to him that it was a farewell from the surface of the earth. His mother who rolled on the floor said she was fond of the deceased, being the last child.She said, “he did not die when he went to foreign countries to study. He was killed right in his father-land. Till date, I have not seen his corpse. Ah! Police have killed me”, she exclaimed in tears. At this point, her husband tried to console her. He said, “They should give us his corpse for burial. At least he deserves to be buried”.