The family of Alhaji Atiku Olugbon of Ote, in the Asa Local Government Area of Kwara State, has called on the Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, and the Kwara State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Olusola Amore, to investigate the shooting of their son, Bukola Olugbon, by a policeman, Abubakar Ahmed.
It was gathered that Bukola, who had been admitted to Adedayo Clinic and Maternity on Ibrahim Taiwo Road, Ilorin, was shot on the premises of a bank. He told our correspondent that he had gone with his father, Atiku, to a branch of First Bank Plc in Surulere, Ilorin. He stated that his father wanted to withdraw money for his school fees and had joined the queue in the banking hall.
He said he was also waiting for his father in the banking hall when a security man attached to the bank challenged him. Bukola, a second year Civil Engineering Higher National Diploma student of the Kwara State Polytechnic, said he explained to the security man that he was waiting for his father who was in the queue. He said the security man told him to leave the banking hall, but he explained again that he was waiting for his father who wanted to give him money. Read more