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Tears As Remains of Police Officer Slain In Omuo Ekiti Is Laid To Rest

Many people could not hold back their tears on Wednesday in Ikere Ekiti, as the remains of the female police officer, Bukola Okawaye, who was murdred during Bye-Election in Omuo Ekiti was laid to rest.

The police officer was among those shot dead by some political thugs during the poll.

Speaking at the burial ceremony, Ekiti State Commissioner of Police, Mr Tunde Mobayo, noted that the late officer was highly dedicated to duty during her lifetime and prayed God to grant the family she left behind fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.

Also, sympathizers at the burial sought justice for the officer and urged state government to offer more assistance to her children.

The late officer was killed at the age of thirty-three.

Meanwhile, three persons have been remanded in the correctional centre in connection with the Omuo killings.

Olaniyi Alade

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