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Families of Epe boat mishap victim get N3.5m compensation

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Families and relatives of the seven dead victims of a boat mishap that occurred in Epe area of Lagos State during the March 2015 general elections were compensated with N500,000 each by the management of ABSAM Memorial Foundation.

ABSAM is an acronym of the victims of the incident, including Prince Kunle Adewale, son of Epe traditional ruler and Deputy Director, Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Lagos State; Mr. Olawale Mogaji, a consultant with Lagos Eko Education Project; and Mr. Gbolahan Mogaji, a former public servant with the Lagos State Agriculture Development Authority.

Others were Mr. Muiz Bello, a former staff of Chevron and a chairmanship aspirant of Epe Local Government Council, and Mr. Shamsideen Agoro, the Personal Assistant to Mr. Muiz Bello.

The Nation, September 24

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