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#EndSARS: Gov. Makinde Condemns Killing of Protester in Ogbomoso

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde has condemned the killing of one Jimoh Isiaka during the END SARS protest in Ogbomoso.

Also, at this same protest, Abdulrasaq Olawale, Oluwadamilare Gbolohunmi, and five other persons sustained injuries and were taken to hospital for treatment.

Governor Makinde through his Facebook page called on the Police to allow residents of Oyo State protest peacefully without fear of being assaulted. 

The governor urged residents of Oyo State to remain calm as investigation had commenced into the matter.

“This situation is highly regrettable. I have contacted the Commissioner of Police, Oyo State, Nwachukwu Enwonwu, and other relevant agencies, and investigations into what led to the unfortunate incident are still ongoing. I pray that God grants the parents of Jimoh Isiaka the fortitude to bear this irreplaceable loss.”

“Peaceful protests are a big part of our democratic process. The right to freedom of speech and assembly are guaranteed by our Constitution, and I will never support any attempt to rob citizens of their fundamental human rights.” 

“I will be paying a personal visit to the family of Jimoh Isiaka and I promise to pursue the investigations to a logical conclusion.”

Iyabo Adebisi

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