According to reports circulating on social media, Twitter especially eight more Youths have been reportedly shot dead in Ogbomoso following today’s unrest.
Yesterday saw the death of a youth, Jimoh Isiaq who was shot by a police officer at Ogbomoso, onlookers and videos showed that the deceased wasn’t part of the protest but got caught by a stray bullet.
Reports then have it that youths in Ogbomoso got together today to protest the killing of Jimoh Isiaq, starting point was reportedly at Isale ora where they started burning tires to create awareness.
Then they proceeded to Owode police station where they challenged the policemen, two more youth were reportedly killed, this morning at that. 6 more were shot as the unrest continued, this angried many more and they marched to the Soun of Ogbomoso’s palace to stage a protest.
In the heat of things, the demonstration got ugly and the palace was scattered and damages done, the Soun reportedly ran from the Palace for safety and external forces were sent to keep the palace calm and eventually more people were killed.
The story was shared by a Twitter user, @jjexclusive1, read below in full;