Ibadan Youths Protests Over Killing Of Teenager By Amotekun


    By Bode Akinbode , Ibadan

    Hundreds of angry youths on Wednesday morning protested at the Oyo State Secretariat, Agodi, over the alleged killing of a 17- year-old boy, Opeyemi by an Amotekun corp at Mokola area in Ibadan.

    Human and vehicular movements were disrupted as the aggrieved youths blocked all the link roads around the secretariat.

    The youths who carried the corpse of the victim on the roof of a tricycle demanded the state Governor, Seyi Makinde to fish out the killer Amotekun corp.

    One of the protesters, who spoke with Westepost correspondent, said the boy was mistaken for an armed robber when he was shot.

    The Executive Assistant on Security to Gov Makinde, Mr. Sunday Odukoya, made frantic efforts to appease the aggrieved youths but they insisted on seeing the governor.

    All the gates leading into the state secretariat was under lock whIle the protest lasted.

    It was gathered that the victim of the incident who was an apprentice at a private printing press at Mokola, went out on Tuesday night to buy food around Uncle Joe area where he met his untimely death.




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