A 14-year-old yoghurt hawker, simply identified as Jumoke, has been killed by bullets reportedly fired by a security operative, who was dispersing Yoruba Nation agitators at Ojota, Lagos State.
Viral images on social media show that bullets ripped open the victim’s stomach.
Jumoke was reportedly displaying drinks at a shop when the stray bullet hit her.
Her body has been covered with a piece of cloth as a crowd gathered at the spot.
Yoruba Nation protesters on Saturday, assembled at the Gani Fawehinmi Park, Ojota, despite the heavy presence of armed policemen and soldiers.
They chanted different kinds of freedom songs, including, “No going back,” “We want Oodua Nation,” among others.
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