Comedian Owonikoko dies after allegedly being shot by drunk policemen

Comedian Owonikoko dies after allegedly being shot by drunk policemen

- An upcoming Nigerian comedian has reportedly lost his life after he was hit by a stray bullet

- Sharing the heartbreaking news, a close friend claimed that the shots were fired at an end of the year party by some drunk police officers

- The individual called for justice on behalf of his deceased friend

It is indeed a trying time for the family members of an Abeokuta based Nigerian comedian identified as Owonikoko, whose death was recently announced by a close friend on social media.

The deceased fellow’s friend identified as Olawale Odejimi Yussuf, on Instagram, claimed that Owonikoko was shot dead by an officer of the Nigerian Police Force (NPF).

Giving more details about the unfortunate incident, the individual noted that the deceased had joined some other friends in attending an end of the year party. He said some officers attached to a prison that was nearby, managed to sneak out of their duty post and join the celebration.

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Yussuf claimed that after a while, the officers got drunk and started threatening to kill people. He stated that this was followed by the officers firing shots, and Owonikoko got hit on the chest.

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"They attached the mobile police officer with the Nigerian prison yard, Oba, here in Abeokuta. And dredgers are doing their end of the year party. So two officers sneaked out and came to the party as well. They got drunk and started threatening people that they we kill them.

"So they started shooting, unfortunately, the bullet hit my colleague on the chest and stomach RIP Bro missing you already we want justice please the boy is a comedian as well," Yussuf said.

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