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Suspected Cultists Chop Off Female Corps Member’s Hand In Bayelsa

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A Batch ‘A’ female corps member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) serving in the Obuah community in Yenagoa local government area of Bayelsa State, Miss

MISS FOLAKEMI AKINBODE

MISS FOLAKEMI AKINBODE

Folakemi Akinbode was on Monday night attacked by suspected cultists who chopped off her right hand.

According to a report by LEADERSHIP, Miss Akinbode, a 26-year- old native of Ondo State and graduate of Nursing from the Madonna University, Elele in Rivers State, was attacked at about 8.30pm while returning to the NYSC Lodge near the Niger Delta University Teaching Hospital, Okolobori, near Yenagoa.

The report quotes a fellow corps member, who gave his name simply as Fred as saying that the attacked corps member was serving at the university teaching hospital where she was posted for her primary assignment.

According to Fred, the attack was a shock to many other corps members in the area.

The attacked Corps member is presently receiving treatment at the Teaching Hospital.

Paramount Ruler of the Community, the Ibolou XI of Obunagha, H.R.H Godsgive Apoh, who confirmed the incident, condemned it in very strong terms and summoned an emergency meeting of the Youth Vigilante Association to investigate and apprehend those involved in the attack.

When contacted on the development, the state police public relations officer, Mr Alex Akhigbe said though no arrest had been made, operatives had been deployed to track down the attackers.

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Several Injured As Thugs Attack #EndSARS Protesters, Governor Oyetola In Osun

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Several Injured As Thugs Attack #EndSARS Protesters, Governor Oyetola In Osun
Several Injured As Thugs Attack #EndSARS Protesters, Governor Oyetola In Osun

#EndSARS protesters in Osun

The Governor of Osun State, Gboyega Oyetola on Saturday, escaped an attack by thugs which happened while he was addressing #EndSARS protesters in Osogbo, the state capital.

Some of the vehicles in the Governor’s convoy were also destroyed by the thugs but the Governor himself was evacuated to safety by his security team.

Also Read: #EndSARS: Hold Enugu State Govt Responsible If Anything Happens To Us – Phyno, Kcee, Zoro

As the convoy was leaving the protest venue, some of the youths continued to stone his vehicles.

While the protest was disrupted, Governor Oyetola assured the injured victims that the government would be responsible for their medical bills.

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#EndSARS: Sanwo-Olu Constitutes Panel Of Enquiry

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#EndSARS: Sanwo-Olu Forms Panel Of Enquiry

Babajide Sanwo-Olu

In a bid to quell the #EndSARS protest which is spreading like a raging inferno across the country, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the Governor of Lagos State has set up a panel of inquiry and restitution for victims of SARS.

This was announced in a statewide broadcast on Thursday.

The panel will be a 7-man panel which will ensure that all those with verifiable cases of SARS brutality or fatality receive compensation.

Also Read: BREAKING: EndSARS: Gov Sanwo-Olu reveals identities of policemen who harassed protesters

The Panel will be chaired by retired Justice Doris Okuwobi, while members are Ebun Adegboruwa, SAN (representing the Civil Society), Taiwo Lakanu (a retired Deputy Inspector General of Police), Patience Udoh (representing the Civil Society); Segun Awosanya aka Segalink (Human Rights Activist).

Others are Olutoyin Odusanya (Director, Citizens Mediation Center), a rep/member of the youth-led protest, and a representative of the Human Rights Commission.

There will be a help desk for the complaints and petitions to the panel.

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Governor Seyi Makinde Loses 81-Yr-Old Mother

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Governor Seyi Makinde Loses 81-Yr-Old Mother
Seyi Makinde

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde

Abigail Makinde, the mother of the governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, is dead.

The Chief Press Secretary to Mr Makinde, Taiwo Adisa, however, told newsmen that the family will soon make an official statement on the death of the deceased.

He said: “Yes. The family will make an official statement.

“The family will soon make an official statement. In the next few minutes, the family will make an official statement, in few minutes.”

It was gathered that Mr Makinde lost his father, Olatunbosun Makinde, a few years ago.

It was learnt that Mrs Makinde died in the early hours of Thursday.

She died at the age of 81.

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