Aug 18, 2022

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Pandemonium as Ondo students protest killing of colleague by Amotekun, take corpse to Akeredolu’s office – Legit.ng

  • Hundreds of students at Rufus Giwa Polytechnic have protested the assassination of their colleague Folarera Ademola, who was allegedly shot dead by an Amotekun Corps agent
  • The protesting students took Ademola’s body to Governor Rotimi Akeredolu’s office in Alagbaka and within 24 hours demanded that it be made available to the alleged police officers
  • The angry students urged him to justice, asked Governor Akeredolu to undertake Ademola’s funeral and compensate his family

Akure, Ondo – < /strong>Hundreds of students from Rufus Giwa Polytechnic in Owo, Ondo, protested the assassination of their colleague Folarera Ademola in front of the Secretariat of State in Alagbaka.

According to the leadership, Ademola, the was allegedly shot by agents of the Amotekun Corps, an ND student tin in the science lab department.

Protesting Ondo students blocked all roads leading to Akeredolu’s office

Protesting students blocked all connected roads around the Secretariat of State and obstructed the movement of vehicles and people.

Despite the morning rain, the students marched to Governor Rotimi Akeredolu’s office, where they dumped the victim’s body and begged the governor to fish out the Amotekun corps.

Protesting students gave Akeredolu a 24-hour ultimatum to confront the suspected Amotekun officer.

The protesters issued Akeredolu a 24-hour ultimatum to hand the officer over to the police for proper prosecution, compensate the deceased family and undertake the burial of the body.

How the Ondo student died, the student union reveals

The president of the student union, Olorunda Oluwafemi, told journalists that the student was shot at on June 26 by an Amotekun agent in front of his parents’ house.

The student union president claimed the victim suffered gunshot wounds for 10 days before being rushed to the Owo Federal Hospital, where he gave up the ghost on Thursday, July 7.

Oluwafemi stated that the students started the protest from the palace of Olowo of Owo before moving there the Secretariat of State.

Amotekun has to tell the public what happened a few days ago – corps commander

In response to the development, Amotekun Ondo State Commander Adetunji Adeleye expressed sadness at the news.

Adeleye added: “The Corps needs to explain to the public what happened a few days ago and unfortunate student’s tragic death.

Uncertainty: Best candidates win as 16,000 applicants jostle for Amotekun jobs in Ondo

This revelation was made on Friday , July 1, by the Security Commander of Amotekun in Ondo State, Adetunji Adeleye.

Adeleye said of all applications received, 900 candidates were successfully shortlisted in the recruitment process done.

Source: Legit.ng