Nigeria’s police chief has ordered the suspension of an officer who allegedly shot dead a female lawyer in the main city Lagos on Christmas Day.
Drambi Vandi is reported to have hit Bolanle Raheem as she and several family members were driving home from a church service.
Many Nigerians are horrified over the killing of the lawyer, who was reportedly pregnant and the Nigeria Bar Association and human rights groups have demanded justice.
Police chief Usman Alkali Baba said he would not relent in efforts to ensure justice for the lawyer and appealed to the public “to be calm”. END