- Actress Toyosi Adesanya has narrated what led to the death of Juwon Awe, a late actor and personal assistant of actor Odunlade Adekola
- The actress revealed that the man was killed by armed men in Ote, Kwara state
- Adesanya explained that Awe was driving her to a movie set in Ilorin when the incident happened
Nigerian actress Toyosi Adesanya has narrated how fast-rising actor Juwon Awe died on their way to Ilorin, Kwara state. The actress explained that Awe was driving her to a movie set when the tragedy occurred.
In an interview with Femi Oguntayo, the actress revealed that they were on the road when armed men attacked them and killed Awe, who was also the former personal assistant to the popular actor, Odunlade Adekola.
The actress said that they were heading to Damola Olatunji's movie location when they were attacked. She said the armed men started shooting at them and Awe tried to dodge them but he got shot.
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Adesanya narrated that the bullet had gotten to Awe through the side window. She said they immediately lost control of the car after Awe got shot.
She explained that the car somersaulted and their attackers came towards them after the car landed and stole their phones and other belongings.
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According to her, she and the other people in the car sustained injuries and they were left stranded at the scene for almost six hours.
The actress also revealed that Awe had fallen out with Adekola before his death. She said she had been thinking of going to beg Adekola on his behalf at a meeting on Tuesday, January 28.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had published that reprisal attacks recently erupted in Plateau as locals attacked Fulani settlements in some areas in the state. The angry youths set ablaze 23 houses and a mosque within a particular locality. The attacks occurred after 13 people killed by suspected armed herdsmen in Kwatas village of Bokkos local government area of the state.
According to the report, a state chapter of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, and a sister Fulani organisation, GAN Allah Association, confirmed the attack to journalists on Tuesday, January 28.
Plateau governor, Lalong Simon, had earlier ordered the immediate arrest of all Fulani leaders and community heads in some local government areas of the state.
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