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Slain female lawyer buried in Lagos

CITIZENS COMPASS– A female lawyer, Bolanle Raheem, who was shot dead by an Assistant Superintendent of Police, on Christmas Day in Lagos, was on Tuesday, laid to rest in Ikoyi, Lagos State.

The funeral service took place at the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Olive Branch parish, Banana Island.

Family members, lawyers, friends, and colleagues graced the funeral service of the late lawyer.

Delivering a sermon at the funeral service, Okechukwu Enelamah, a former minister of industry, trade and investment, said the deceased’s “relatively short life” was full of great impacts.

Mr Enelamah said the circumstances that led to the death of the lawyer elicited widespread reactions that will bring about reforms in the society.

Shortly after the sermon, her body was taken from the church to Vaults and Garden Cemetery along Lekki-Epe expressway in the state.

The trial of the ASP Drambi Vandi began on Monday at the Lagos State High Court, Tafawa Balewa Square annex, on Monday. He pleaded not guilty to the one count of murder, that he’s facing.


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