Journalist shot during Shiite, Police clash dies in hospital

Posted by News Express | 23 July 2019 | 728 times

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•Late budding journalist Precious Owolabi

A member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) serving as a journalist with Channels Television, Precious Owolabi, is dead.

The 23-year-old died of a gunshot wound he sustained while covering the clash between the police and the Shiite protesters on Monday in Abuja.

“The management and staff of Channels Television are greatly saddened by the untimely and unfortunate death of such a promising journalist,” a story by the TV station said.

“They pray that God will grant his family the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss, and avail his soul eternal rest,” it added.


Source: News Express

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