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We Demand Autopsy, State Burial For Slain Lagos Varsity Student, Students’ Union Tells Governor Sanwo-Olu




The Nationwide Affiliation of Nigerian College students (NANS) has tasked the Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu to make sure an post-mortem is carried out on the slain Lagos State College scholar activist, Yusuf Alowonle, popularly referred to as Omomeewa, who was shot lifeless final Wednesday.

The scholars’ physique additionally mentioned the murdered scholar chief needs to be immortalised.

Omomeewa was shot alongside a employees member of the varsity, Waheed Majekodunmi, often known as Majek. 

“On the 18th of August 2021, Comr. Nurudeen (Omomeewa) and employees of Lagos State College often known as Majek had been robbed at gunpoint round 10 pm-close on the U-turn of LASU (Ojo entrance).

“It was gathered that each of them had been shot. Mr Majek sustained an harm and has been hospitalised on the college clinic, Comr Nurudeen (Omomeewa) was declared lacking.

“When the union was knowledgeable this night, the union proceeded to the varsity clinic to get some information from Majek and he confirmed that his bag was collected together with his cellphone.

“Later, the union checked all of the hospitals round together with police stations and it was there we had been knowledgeable that Comr Nurudeen has given up the ghost and that his physique is at Mainland Hospital,” an announcement by a scholar chief, Badmus ‘Badecious’ Uthman revealed.

Reacting by an announcement obtained by SaharaReporters on Sunday evening, the NANS Lagos Department Chairman, Olalere Samuel Samgrin gave a three-day ultimatum to the governor and different stakeholders to return out with an post-mortem report of the deceased so he could possibly be buried on time based on Islamic rites.

“On this be aware of extremely honored stance,  NANS Lagos Chapter with an estimated inhabitants of over a 4.1 million college students and led by ready Comrade Samgrin hereby unequivocally calls for that Lagos State Authorities within the subsequent three (3) days as a matter of urgency, non-negotiably do the next with none diminishing qualification:

“His Excellency, the Governor of Lagos State should make a public assertion on the tragic demise of Comrade Omomewa and likewise be certain that an post-mortem is finished throughout the shortest attainable time as a way to respect the needs of the household who desires to bury their son,” Samgrin mentioned.

The state additional requested that an investigative board needs to be inaugurated to probe the ugly killing of the scholar chief.

“His Excellency, the Governor of Lagos state should arrange a panel of inquiry made up of representatives of NANS, LASUSU, ASUU, SSANU, NLC Lagos, ERC, JAF and different pro-working folks organisations to analyze the circumstances surrounding Omomewa’s demise together with the complicity of the administration of the Lagos State College.

“His Excellency, the Governor of Lagos State shall make sure the posthumous launch of Omomeewa’s certificates from LASU and consequently design an trustworthy laudable reduction package deal for his spouse and three months previous son.

“His Excellency, the Governor of Lagos state shall give Comrade Omomeewa a state befitting burial ceremony and discover a method to immortalise him.

“Safety of all tertiary establishment’s campuses throughout Lagos have to be given particular consideration.

“The ultimatum ends by 4 pm on Wednesday twenty fifth, 2021 and we might not hesitate to do the needful inside our democratic rights to make our calls for met,” the assertion partly learn.

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