Pelumi Onifade, a reporter with Gboah TV who went lacking in the course of the Finish SARS protest, is lifeless.
His physique was discovered on the mortuary of the Common Hospital in Ikorodu.
It has been established that Pelumi was taken by the Lagos State Job Drive. Majority of the unit manpower are cops.
On October 24, the 20-year-old joined considered one of his colleagues to cowl an assault on a authorities facility at Abattoir, Oko Oba in Agege.
The 200-level scholar of the division of historical past, Tai Solarin College of Schooling (TASUED) Ijagun, Ogun State, was an intern with GboahTV.
Amid the violence, policemen deployed to the scene to revive order fired at hoodlums. Pelumi was a kind of hit.
Witnesses stated the police dragged him into their car regardless of seeing his work jacket which recognized him as a reporter.
In an official response, Gboah TV recalled that for days, the corporate and the household tried to find the deceased.
They regretted that his corpse was found at a morgue, a sight which has thrown everybody into grief.
“It has been confirmed that the Gboah TV employees ‘Onifade Pelumi’, arrested by the Lagos State Job Drive on the Ministry of Agriculture, Abbattoir, Agege is lifeless,” the assertion learn.
“The Police are at the moment investigating the matter and have assured the administration, the household and neighborhood that the investigation will probably be thorough and swift.
“Onifade Pelumi died whereas overlaying the scenes on the website of the palliative storage centre. He will probably be deeply missed! Additional particulars will probably be launched upon completion of the Investigation by Police Drive.”
Nigerians are utilizing #JusticeforPelumi to demand justice for the younger journalist killed in the course of the nationwide requires an finish to police brutality.
The Worldwide Legal Courtroom (ICC) has commenced an inquiry into crimes recorded in the course of the Finish SARS protests.
Finish SARS: ICC begins probe of shootings, crimes in Nigeria