Bolanle Raheem, a Nigerian lawyer who was shot dead by a police officer on Christmas Day in Lagos, has been buried in the Ikoyi area of Lagos on Tuesday.
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.
Mr Enelamah said the circumstances that led to the death of the lawyer elicited widespread reactions that will bring about reforms in the society.
Shortly after the sermon, her body was taken from the church for Vaults and Garden Cemetery along Lekki-Epe expressway in the state.
In a related development, the trial of the Assistant Superintendent of Police, Drambi Vandi, accused of killing her has 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.