Family Of Girl Killed By NSCDC Men Calls For Justice


The family of the girl who was killed by the men of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps during the council poll in the Idi-Oro area of Ibadan, Oyo State, on Saturday has called for justice.

The family called on President Muhammadu Buhari; Senate President, Bukola Saraki; the Attorney General of the Federation, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi; and Civil Society Organisations to help them secure justice over their daughter’s death.

The victim, 18-year-old Lateefat Abubakar, who sat for her last Secondary School Certificate Examination paper three days before her death, was shot in the head on her way to a drugs store by one of the NSCDC personnel who were mediating in a fight in the area.

The deceased’s elder sibling, Gbemisola, said, “All we seek is justice. What he (the NSCDC personnel) told us is a pure lie. How can a security man say his gun discharged while he was coming down from the vehicle?”

The father of the deceased, Kolawole Abubakar, said Ajimobi had yet to pay the family a condolence visit, while also calling for justice to be served.

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