The Police command in Lagos on Monday announced the transfer of all personnel attached to the Ajiwe division, Ajah, to other divisions within the state.
Peoples Gazette had earlier reported that an officer attached to Ajiwe division fatally shot a pregnant woman, Omobolanle Raheem, on Christmas day
The officer identified as Drambi Vandi has been remanded by a magistrate court in Lagos.
On Monday, spokesman for the Lagos command, Benjamin Hundeyin, said the transfer had been effected and the police personnel will be replaced by officers from other divisions.
He urged residents to give out information to the police “as this would translate to a better policing experience for all.”
“I can confirm that this publication has been overtaken by events. The new DPO Ajah, CSP Adolf Ogwu, had earlier in the week dismantled all the shanties around the police station.
“In addidtion, the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Command, CP Abiodun Alabi, fdc has already effected the transfer out of all personnel of the division, with replacement from other divisions. This would fully materialize in a couple of days.
“We encourage more Lagos residents to, as usual, say something whenever they see something, as this would translate to a better policing experience for all. Remember, security is everyone’s business,” Mr Hundeyin said in a tweet on Monday
Recently, another officer identified as Imeh Johnson, attached to Ajiwe division, shot and killed Gafaru Buraimoh on December 7, 2022.