July 16, 2018

NDLEA officer allegedly kills Lagos State council official (Guardian)

NDLEA officer allegedly kills Lagos State council official (Guardian)

A worker with the Alimosho council area of Lagos State, simply identified as Samuel Koro-toe was allegedly stabbed to death yesterday by an officer of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) during the 40th anniversary celebration of the Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) at the secretariat of Agege Local Council of the state.

According to a source within the council, trouble began when some NDLEA officers, who have an office in the council and whom he claimed were always in the habit of drinking and firing shots sporadically into the air after lodging arrested drug carriers in their office, were accosted by the NULGE officials for disrupting their activities with endless shooting.

The action, he added, infuriated the NDLEA officers, one of which the source said hit the late Koro-toe in the head with a machete and he died on the spot. Read more

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