The Lagos State Police Command has said about 10 people buried Alhaji Lateef Raheem, a former Chief Security Officer of the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana, said policemen deployed in the area were not part of the burial and only dispersed sympathisers and neighbours who attempted to attend the ceremony.
The police spokesperson stated this on Wednesday after a public analyst, Jumu’ah Abiodun, in a letter to the state Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, claimed that 50 policemen attended the event.
Tinubu had in a statement said Raheem died of COVID-19 complications.
The deceased was buried in his house last Friday. (Text and photo courtesy Punch)