Saturday, 21 January 2017

But Why?? Policemen Shoot Osun State University Students Playing Football (Photos)



There was a big pandemonium atOke Baale area
of Osogbo, the Osun State capital this
morning as some policemen allegedly
opened fire on some students of the Osun
State University while playing football.


It was gathered that that two students
were hit by the bullets.

One of them identified as Abiola
Kazeem, was said to have been hit on
the stomach and was rejected at two
hospitals before he was taken to
LAUTECH Teaching Hospital Osogbo
where he is now being treatment.
The other victim, Ibrahim , was said to
have been hit by the bullet in the mouth.


He is currently receiving treatment at
Our Lady of Fatima Hospital at Jolayemi
area of Osogbo.

Some students living in the area told our
correspondent that the policemen came
to the football pitch and started shouting
Yahoo boys, Yahoo boys and thereafter
opened fire on the students.
The Coordinator of the National
Association of Nigerian Students in the
South West, Mr. Saheed Afolabi,
confirmed the incident to our
correspondent.


He said he rushed down to Oke Baale
area to find out what happened and he
was one of those who took the students
to the hospital.
There is massive protest on major streets
of Osogbo by students of the university
and they are being joined by their
colleagues to protest the shooting.
There are bonfires in some area by those
protesting the shooting.


Some protesters, who gathered in front
of Oke Baale Police Station, attempted to
raze down the station but policemen on
duty resisted them.
The DSA said she gathered that the
policemen, who were not on uniform,
were brought to the playing ground in a
vehicle with no number plate.

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