N500m: Widow of vendor killed by Gbajabiamila’s aide disowns family

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Josephine Okereke, the of the newspaper vendor shot and by a Department of State operative attached to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has disowned her husband’s family their demand for N500m compensation.

Josephine spoke at a press conference on .

The family of Ifeanyichukwu Okereke had written to Gbajabiamila, demanding N500m.

Lawyer to the family, Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN), a letter dated November 23, 2020, said he given the mandate to write the letter by the father of the deceased, Okorie Okereke; and the younger brother to the deceased, Destiny Okereke.

The had last week arrested the operative, Abdullahi Hassan, who shot Okereke while Gbajabiamila had also visited the family of the deceased and promised to ensure they do not suffer.

However, the family demanded more, adding nothing could bring the dead vendor back to .

The widow, however, said she not aware of the pre-litigation , urging the Speaker to ignore the family fulfil his promises to her and her two children.

Details later…