Two feared killed, scores injured as #EndSARS protest turns bloody in Osogbo

A young man lying dead at the protest ground

Two feared killed, scores injured as #EndSARS protest turns bloody in Osogbo

By Ekene Agbor, Osogbo

A young man lying dead at the protest ground
A young man lying dead at the protest ground

No fewer than two persons have been reportedly killed during the #EndSARS protest that rocked Osogbo, Osun state capital on Saturday.

The State Governor, Gboyega Oyetoa and his convoy were also attacked by suspected armed thugs that stormed the EndSARS protest ground when Oyetola was addressing the protesters.

The Governor was said to have escaped death by whiskers as his convoy was severely damaged during the attack.

One of the injured Protesters in Osogbo
One of the injured Protesters in Osogbo

Hoodlums were said to have shot at the Governor’s convoy and threw pebbles at the government officials that accompanied him to the protest ground.

Oyetola, flanked by some other Government officials had joined protesters in the walk from Alekuwodo area to Olaiya junction, where he made attempts to address them.
The protesters had demanded that he tendered an apology for failing to have addressed them since they started the protest last week. They also asked him to see to the arrest and prosecution of ex-SARS officers who are found culpable of brutality and other human rights abuses.
One of Governor Oyetola's vehicles after the attack
One of Governor Oyetola’s vehicles after the attack
However, when the governor was finally allowed to speak, Oyetola, who was wearing a face cap with ENDSARS inscription apologised for addressing them late and assured that their demands would be met.
While still addressing the youths, some unknown armed hoodlums stormed the scene and started shooting and hurling stones at the Governor. The Governor’s security aides immediately whisked Oyetola out of the already tensed Protest ground.

Scores of yet to be identified protesters were said to have been severely injured as stampede ensued shortly after the governor narrowly left the scene.

Some protesters who sustained severe injuries were said to have been rushed to Asubiaro state hospital for medical attention while two youths were said to have been killed in the stampede.

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When contacted on the telephone, the Police Public Relations Officer of Osun State Police Command, Mrs Yemisi Opalola said the Police were on top of the situation.

Opalola could not confirm the casualties but said that the violent protest would be investigated.

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