Hit-and-run driver kills Police officer along Lekki-Epe


An officer of the Nigeria Police Force has been killed by a hit-and-run driver at Marwa, along Lekki-Epe Expressway, Lagos.

THE DAILY VENDOR gathered that the hit-and-run driver fled the scene of the accident after hitting the policeman and noticing that he is immobile.

Head Public Affairs, Lagos State Emergency Management, Mr Nosa Okunbor confirmed that the LASEMA team has picked up a dead police officer along the Lekki-Epe Expressway.

According to Okunbor “In a just concluded operation, LASEMA Response Team recovered remains of a victim of a hit-and-run accident at Marwa, along Lekki-Epe Expressway, where an unidentified vehicle flee the incident scene immediately the accident occurred.

On arrival at the incident scene, an officer of the Nigeria Police Force named Paul Omaji was found dead at the aforementioned address.

“Investigation conducted at the scene revealed that an unidentified vehicle ran into the officer on his way to resume his duty.

“The unidentified vehicle fled the scene immediately the incident occurred.

“The deceased body has been bagged as the LASEMA responders alongside the officers on ground transported the deceased body to Marina General Hospital with the aid of the Agency’s Ambulance.

“The corpse was handed over to another officer, (SP Onajide Olabode) and has been deposited in the morgue.”

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