Police Drops Statement on Actor Ijaduade Azeez’s Shooting in Ogun: “Investigations Are Ongoing”

Police Drops Statement on Actor Ijaduade Azeez’s Shooting in Ogun: “Investigations Are Ongoing”

  • The Ogun State Police Command released a statement concerning the tragic shooting death of Nollywood actor Azeez Ijaduade
  • As reported by Legit.ng, the star was purportedly fired by an officer on Saturday, December 23, 2023
  • Following the alleged shooting incident involving the police officer, the film director and producer, Ijaduade, is currently receiving medical treatment

The Ogun State Police Command has spoken out regarding the shooting of Nollywood star Azeez Ijaduade in the state's Iperu district.

On Saturday, December 23, 2023, a police officer allegedly shot The Star.

Police reacts to Actor Ijaduade Azeez's shooting
Police comments on Actor Ijaduade Azeez's shooting Credit: @kingazeez1
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According to reports, Ijaduade, a film director and producer, is currently receiving treatment at the Babcock University Teaching Hospital in Ogun State following an alleged shooting by a police officer.

On Saturday night, Ijaduade's coworker, Abiodun Adebanjo, revealed the incident on his Instagram account.

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The Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Omolola Odutola, confirmed the event in a statement on Sunday, saying the actor was injured by a bullet after a policeman assigned to a Chinese expatriate shot into the air.

Odutola stated that Ijaduade was in stable condition, that the police officer had been identified, and that an inquiry into the incident had begun.

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Legit.ng had reported that Okocha was shot by a trigger-happy police officer in Anambra state.

The officer was in a celebration mood when he shot at a wedding ceremony in Nnewi, Anambra state.

The actor was unfortunate to be hit by the stray bullet and he was rushed to the hospital.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that Kate Henshaw responded to the accusations made against the AGN by Mr Ibu's wife, Stella Maris.

The actor's wife claimed the guild had never supported her husband's welfare.

In reaction, Kate stated that the guild had assisted a couple of times since 2021 through personal and general donations.

Mr Ibu's wife cries out, stating she didn't buy a jeep with money donated

Mr Ibu's wife cries out, stating she didn't buy a jeep with money donated

According to a previous report by Legit.ng, Stella Marris, wife of Mr Ibu had shouted that her hands were clean.

She posted series of messages on her social media and accused Jasmine of taking charge of the money donated to the sick actor.

She alleged that the actor's adopted daughter had embezzled cash and she had been using fetish means to manipulate her way into her home.

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Stella Marris also alleged that Jasmine had hidden how she managed the fund donated to the funny man. In the note, she denied planning to buy a jeep from the fund.

Source: Legit.ng

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Chinasa Afigbo (Editor) Chinasa Afigbo is a pop culture/music journalist and content writer with over four years of experience in other mainstream media organisations, including Vanguard Media and Guardian Life. She holds a degree in Information Management Technology from the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO). She also moved on to pursue courses in writing & media communications. Chinasa has also been published in other Intl journals, like The African Report. Reach her at: chinasa.afigbo@corp.legit.ng.