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Friday, 13 September 2019

Tear Flows As Family Buries FUOYE Student That Was Shot Dead

Tear Flows As Family Buries FUOYE Student That Was Shot Dead

According to a report by Punch Metro, there was outrage on Thursday as one of the slain students of the Federal University of Oye Ekiti, Oluwaseyi Kehinde, was buried in Ido Osi, Ekiti State.

It was found that the atmosphere was dark fellow students, friends, and family members who lamented the killing of Crop Science and Horticulture's 100-level student.

The church funeral service footage published on social media showed a dead relative standing next to the coffin as he sang a dirge.

“You have caused great sorrow, you have caused great pain. You who killed Kehinde without allowing him to grow up, you have caused great sorrow,” the relative sang, as his voice was drowned by the heavy wailing of women and men surrounding the coffin.

The Secretary General of the FUOYE Students Union Government, Mohammed Iliyas, said Kehinde’s burial was witnessed by his parents.

“We even requested that the corpse be kept for a while so that we could give him a befitting burial, but the parents insisted; that the funeral must be immediate,” he added.

The victim was one of the two students allegedly shot dead by policemen attached to the Ekiti State Police Command during a demonstration over power outage on the campus of the institution.

Tuesday’s protest had ended around 2pm without any incident until the students allegedly had a confrontation with the cops attached to the convoy of the wife of the state governor, Bisi Fayemi.

Kehinde and Joseph Okonofua were allegedly gunned down by the

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