Oyo Governor Seyi Makinde has confirmed the killing of an ENDSARs protester in Ogbomosho area of the State.
Report was rife that a protester, Jimoh Isiaka, was shot dead during the protest against police brutality by a trigger-happy cop in Ogbomosho.
Doubt about its veracity has been laid to rest by Makinde.
The governor took to his official twitter handle,@seyimakinde to confirm it posting, “I have received with deep sadness the news of the passing of one of our children, Jimoh Isiaka, who was shot during the #ENDSARS protest in Ogbomoso. He later died at Bowen University Teaching Hospital, Ogbomoso, earlier today (Saturday).
“Also, at this same protest, Abdulrasaq Olawale, Oluwadamilare Gbolohunmi, and five other persons sustained injuries and were taken to hospital for treatment. This situation is highly regrettable. I have contacted the Commissioner of Police, Oyo State, Nwachukwu Enwonwu, and other relevant agencies, and investigations into what led to the unfortunate incident are still ongoing.
“I pray that God grant the parents of Jimoh Isiaka the fortitude to bear this irreplaceable loss.”