Some operatives of Oyo State Safety Community Company, also called Amotekun, have allegedly killed a 21-year-old man in Ibadan, the state capital.
DAILY POST gathered on Thursday that operatives of the brand new safety outfit arrange by Governors within the South West Nigeria shot one Tosin Thomas at Makola space of Ibadan on Wednesday.
Our correspondent learnt that Thomas died on account of the gunshot he sustained.
DAILY POST gathered that Mr. Thomas was pronounced useless on the College Faculty Hospital, Ibadan.
No fewer than 5 (5) folks have been killed on account of clashes between Amotekun operatives and hoodlums within the state.
Final yr, a police officer was shot by an Amotekun operative in Oyo. https://dailypost.ng/2021/01/03/amotekun-operative-shoots-police-constable-on-official-duty-in-oyo/
Few days after, a conflict occurred between Amotekun operatives and a few youths in Tapa city, leaving two folks useless. https://dailypost.ng/2021/01/07/three-reportedly-killed-as-amotekun-engage-youths-in-oyo-community/
Equally, three folks had been reportedly killed throughout a conflict between operatives of Amotekun and a few hoodlums in Aiyete in Ibarapa North Native authorities space of the state. https://dailypost.ng/2021/01/09/seven-feared-dead-as-amotekun-corps-operatives-clash-with-fulani-herdsmen-in-oyo-community/
Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) within the State, Mr. Olugbenga Fadeyi confirmed the killing of Thomas to DAILY POST on Thursday.
Fadeyi in an announcement made out there to DAILY POST on Thursday added that the deceased was prounced useless at UCH.
He stated, “A report was obtained from one Alamu Timothy at Makola Police station at the moment 14/01/202 and alleged that one Tosin Thomas ‘M’ 21 YRS of Ode Olo space Ibadan, whereas going residence at Whole Submitting 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 College Faculty Hospital (UCH) for rapid medical consideration and thereafter was confirmed useless by medical personnel.
“Investigation has commenced into the matter and additional growth shall be unfold please.”