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Tears, Lamentations As Salesperson, Jumoke Killed During Lagos Yoruba Nation Rally Is Buried

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The salesperson, Jumoke Oyeleke, killed by a stray bullet throughout June 3 Yoruba Nation rally at Ojota in Lagos has been buried.

Oyeleke was buried at Atan Cemetery round midday amid tears.



A few of the sympathisers current on the burial additionally lamented how low-cost demise had turn out to be within the nation, as cries of anguish turned louder because the deceased was lowered into the earth. 

Jumoke was hit by a bullet fired by the police whereas attempting to disperse agitators.

The police had warned the agitators towards holding the rally, saying any such gathering can be prevented, however the agitators insisted they might go forward with it as a result of it might be peaceable. 

The Lagos State police command, nevertheless, denied killing Jumoke, saying no reside bullet was fired in the course of the rally.

The police accused one Tajudeen Bakare, one of many Yoruba Nation agitators, of killing Jumoke. 

Nevertheless, the police later dropped the cost over lack of proof.

The state authorities, due to this fact, arrange a coroner’s inquest to analyze the reason for her demise and the inaugural sitting of the inquest started on August 2. 

Jumoke’s mom was one of many witnesses.

The sitting was adjourned until September 6.

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