According to Channels TV, many angry newspaper vendors have begun to protest in Abuja.
The vendors have taken to streets to protest the killing of one of their colleagues, Ifeanyi Okereke Elechi.
Elechi was hit by a stray bullet by a security aide to the House of Representatives, Honurable Femi Gbajabiamila on Thursday evening.
The Speaker confirmed the incident in a statement released in the early hours of Friday.
According to him, Elechi was by the stray bullet, which was only intended to disperse a crowd while he was exchanging pleasantries with the newspaper vendors on his was out of the National Assembly.
“A horrible incident has taken place. This evening as I left the national assembly, I stopped, as usual, to exchange pleasantries with the newspaper vendors at the corner,” he explained.
“Many of them have known me since I first moved to Abuja and it was a friendly exchange. Unfortunately, after the convoy set out in continuation of movement, unidentified men obstructed the convoy which got the attention of security men in the convoy who shot into the air to disperse them.”
The Lagos lawmaker narrated that some hours after they got to their destination, he was informed that the victim, identified as Ifeanyi had been hit by a stray bullet.
He said this was “contrary to an earlier report by men in the convoy that they applied their security discretion to shoot in the air.
“In the meantime; the officer who fired the fatal shot has been suspended from the convoy pending the conclusion of the investigation,” Gbajabiamila added.
While sending his condolences to the family of the deceased, the Speaker expressed distraught about the incident.
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Sharing the video, she wrote;
”Dear African Sisters, must you ‘fall our hand’ every time you travel?”🙁🙁
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