Newsone reports that a Nigerian lawyer, Bolanle Raheem, who was shot dead by a police officer on Christmas Day in Lagos State, Nigeria’s commercial city, was today, Tuesday, January 17, 2023, buried in the Ikoyi area of Lagos.
This online news platform understands that the funeral service of Mrs. Raheem took place at the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Olive branch parish, Banana Island area of Lagos on Tuesday.
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.
The former Minister said the circumstances that led to the death of the lawyer elicited widespread reactions that will bring about reforms in the society.
Bolanle Raheem’s body was taken from the church for Vaults and Garden Cemetery along Lekki-Epe expressway in the state shortly after the sermon.
See Bolanle Raheem burial photos below…
In a related development, Newsone Nigeria reports that the trial of the Assistant Superintendent of Police, Drambi Vandi, accused of killing her commenced 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.