he Olive Tree Parish of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Banana Island, Lagos State, will on January 17, hold the funeral service for Mrs Bolanle Raheem, the lawyer shot dead by an errant policeman on Christmas Day.
TheNewsGuru.com (TNG) reports the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) disclosed this in a statement signed and released on Friday by NBA’s Assistant National Publicity Secretary, Mr Charles Ajiboye.
According to the statement, members of the NBA will on January 16 pay tributes to Mrs Raheem, who was shot dead in Lagos by an assistant superintendent of police, Drambi Vandi, attached to the Ajiwe Police Station in Ajah, Lagos State.
According to NBA, the tributes are to be paid at the Lagos Campus of the Nigerian Law School.
“With the directive of the NBA President, Mr Yakubu Maikyau (SAN), a befitting day of tributes will be organised by the NBA in honour of the deceased, Mrs Bolanle Raheem.
“The event tagged: “Auroral Tributes to Mrs Bolanle Raheem by the NBA”, is to be held at the Dining Hall of the Nigerian Law School, Lagos Campus, on Jan. 16, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
“The Nigerian Bar Association, through its Lagos Branch, humbly requests for tributes to honour our late colleague, who was slain on Dec. 25, 2022,” the NBA said.
It said that a service of songs in her honour would take place on January 16 at 5.00 p.m. at the same venue.
It encouraged lawyers to actively participate in the burial ceremonies.