Precious Owolabi, a National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member, serving with Channels Television has been confirmed dead.
He was hit by a stray bullet while covering a protest by members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) that turned violent on Monday. He was a member of the TV station’s crew covering the protest.
Channels Television announced the death during its 10 p.m. news.
PREMIUM TIMES reported how a Shiite protest that turned violent on Monday was the major issue of discussion at a meeting between President Muhammadu Buhari and the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu.