Some hoodlums reportedly hijacked the protest by students of Federal University Oye-Ekiti, FUOYE over poor power supply in the community, killing three persons on Tuesday.
According to reports, the unknown men allegedly attacked the convoy of the First Lady of the state, Erelu Bisi Fayemi who was returning from a tour of some Local Government Areas of the state dishing out empowerment to the indigenes and residents during the protest.
A source who claimed to be close to the scene told Sunnews that “two persons have been killed now that hoodlums hijacked the protest.
“One is a female students suspected to have been shot dead by security operatives and another is a policemen suspected to have been killed by irate hoodlums parading themselves as students of the school.”
Reacting to the sad incident, the Police Public Relations Officer, Ekiti Command, DSP Caleb Ikechukwu confirmed the attck on the governor’s wife.
He noted that the students protested in the morning and blocked the Ifaki-Ikole-Omuo highway and prevented free flow of vehicles.
“The students did not allow vehicles to move freely and they vandalised the property of Benin Electricity Distribution Company.
“When police went there to dialogue with them, they resisted them. And the wife of the governor who went on local government tour ran into the barricade mounted on the road.
“The students were reported to have been violent destroying cars and smashed the windscreens of vehicles.
“We want to warn that the command won’t tolerate hooliganism under any guise. We want to assure the public that the police are on top of the situation and our people must go about their normal businesses”.
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