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Protest Rocks Ibadan Over Killing Of Teenager By South-West’s Amotekun Corps




Youths in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, are at the moment protesting the alleged killing of a 15-year-old boy by an operative of the South-West safety outfit, Amotekun corps.

The aggrieved youths have reportedly blocked some roads within the Mokola space of the state.

In keeping with Every day Put up, {the teenager} was recognized as a printer apprentice, who was despatched to purchase meals when he was killed.

Particulars of the dying are nonetheless sketchy.

The protesters blocked the College School Hospital, Mokola Highway, for a couple of minutes as they burnt tires on the freeway.

They later moved to the Oyo State Secretariat in Agodi, the place they once more blocked the highway.

A number of the commuters plying the Whole-Backyard Secretariat Highway, Authorities Home Highway and Parliament Highway needed to discover different routes.

“Amotekun killed one boy that was going to purchase meals as a result of he’s a printer they usually spent the night time at their store,” a supply was quoted as saying.

Normalcy has returned to Mokola on the time of submitting this report, alhough some aggrieved residents are nonetheless on the Secretariat Highway.

The Amotekun corps had but to make an official assertion in regards to the reviews.

SaharaReporters had earlier reported that the sufferer was stated to be getting ready to take a seat for the West African Senior College Certificates Examination on Friday.

It was additionally gathered that males of the Nigerian Police Pressure had tried to take the corpse away however they have been stopped by the individuals.

A supply had stated, “The 15 years outdated boy had been getting ready for his exams on Friday and was shot at by an Amotekun man within the early hours of immediately (Wednesday) at Mokola, Ibadan North, Oyo State.

“The police tried to take the physique away however the individuals refused with pressure. Individuals are crying. A lady stated she ate with him final night time as he was getting ready for the exams.

“It isn’t clear why the Amotekun man shot him. Possibly it was an unintended discharge, we do not know.”

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