Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Channels Tv reporter, Precious Owolabi shot during shiites/police clash is dead

Channels TV has announced the death of its reporter shot during the clash between the police and Shiite protesters in Abuja, yesterday.

The reporter, Precious Owolabi was working with the TV station as a member of the National Youth Service Corps.

According to Channels TV, The 23-year-old died of a gunshot wound he sustained while covering the clash between the police and the Shiite protesters.

The management and staff of Channels Television said they were greatly saddened by the untimely and unfortunate death of such a promising journalist.

They pray that God will grant his family the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss, and avail his soul eternal rest.

The police earlier said they lost a deputy commissioner, Usman Umar.

Umar was in charge of Operations, FCT Command.