A police corporal in the Ogun State command, Abdullahi Yahuza, on Tuesday shot dead a commercial vehicle driver, Olumide Likinyo, at the Sagamu tollgate area on the Lagos-Benin Expressway. The driver was conveying seven passengers and their goods from Lagos to Okitipupa in Ondo State, when the incident happened.
One of the seven passengers who witnessed the killing, Folake Egbeuwalo, said some policemen, who were around the tollgate area, had stopped the vehicle. She said the corporal, without provocation, shot the driver dead where he was standing beside his vehicle. Our correspondent gathered that the 42-year-old driver was survived by six children and a pregnant wife. Egbeuwalo, who spoke at the command headquarters in Eleweran, Abeokuta, said the incident occurred at about 9.45pm. Read more