Operatives of Oyo State Security Network Agency, codenamed Operation Amotekun, have killed a 21-year-old student in Ibadan, the state capital.
It was gathered that one Tosin Thomas was hit by stray bullet fired by Amotekun Operatives who later died at Makola area on Wednesday.
The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the State, Mr. Olugbenga Fadeyi confirmed the killing of Thomas on Thursday.
Fadeyi in a statement made available said that the deceased was pronounced dead at UCH.
He said, “A report was received from one Alamu Timothy at Makola Police station today 14/01/202 and alleged that one Tosin Thomas ‘M’ 21 YRS of Ode Olo area Ibadan, while going home at Total Filing station Makola Ibadan on 13/01/2021 at about 1130 HRS, was hit by bullets from gun fired by Amotekun operatives.
“He was rushed to University College Hospital (UCH) for immediate medical attention and thereafter was confirmed dead by medical personnel.
“Investigation has commenced into the matter and further development shall be unfold please.”