Dayo Johnson – Akure
A widow with three children, Mrs Modupe Oluwadare has told the Judicial Panel of Enquiry on Police Brutality in Ondo State and Other Matters how her husband Abiodun Oluwadare was killed during the EndSARS protest last October in the state.
Oluwadare, a hairdresser had submitted a petition, requesting compensation for the death of her husband Abiodun, during the protest in Akure, the state capital.
Her counsel, Idowu Adedeji said that Abiodun was killed in front of the Ondo State Government House during the protest that was highjacked by hoodlums last year.
“He was on a bike. A vehicle was in front of the “Okada”. The protesters asked the driver to stop and they were molesting him. In an attempt for the driver to escape, it ran into the deceased.
“He was taken to the hospital, where he was confirmed dead” counsel to the petitioner narrated.
Modupe and her counsel, after cross-examination and tendering of evidence, prayed the panel to have mercy…
Source: Vanguard Newspaper