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EndSARS: Unarmed 20-Year-Old Journalist, Pelumi Onifade Killed By The Lagos State Task Force

EndSARS: Unarmed 20-Year-Old Journalist, Pelumi Onifade Killed By The Lagos State Task Force

Officials of the Nigerian police attached to the Lagos State Task Force, on Saturday, October 24, killed a 20-year-old journalist, Pelumi Onifade. His body was dumped at the mortuary of the state’s general hospital, Ikorodu.

Mr Onifade, a 200-level student of the Department of History, Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijagun, Ogun State, was an intern with GboahTV, an online television.

He was the journalist who recorded a video of Abiodun Bolarinwa shooting at unarmed #EndSARS protesters.

On the fateful day, he was said to have joined one of his colleagues to cover an attempted burglary by hoodlums at a government facility at Abattoir, Oko Oba area of Agege.

But the police officers, who were drafted to the scene, engaged the hoodlums with firearms, injuring a number of them, and arresting some.

Mr Onifade’s colleague, whose identity was not given for security reasons, mentioned he saw his colleague, who was already shot, as he was dragged into the police van alongside others.

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