Police Shooting: Nigeria Is Hellish Under You – Omotola Jalade Tells Buhari
A popular Nigerian actress, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde has said Nigeria under the watch of President Muhammadu Buhari and Yemi Osinbajo is hellish.
She was reacting to the news of the shooting of a Nigerian couple, Ada Ifeanyi and Emanuel Akomafuwa on their way from the club on Saturday morning by some Nigerian policemen
She made the bold statement on her twitter handle on Sunday evening.
Many, including a controversial rapper, Michael Ugochukwu Stephens popularly known as ruggedman have reacted to the incident.
The news is coming at the time the country is still coming to term with the death of a football fan Kolade Johnson by a police inspector Olalekan Ogunyemi in Mangoro area of Lagos.
Reacting, Mrs Ekeinde said the killings by policemen and lack of money in circulation is turning Nigeria into hell.
She said “The country under your watch is hellish! Professor Yemi Osinbajo and President Muhammadu Buhari. The lack of money in circulation, now coupled with the continuous assault and killings by uniform men will make this country implode. It is unbearable! Do something! Insecurity! Fear and desperation everywhere”
In his own reaction, Rugged man called for death penalty for Nigerian policemen who engage in extrajudicial killings.
” WE DEMAND THE DEATH SENTENCE FOR FORCEMEN WHO KILL INNOCENT PEOPLE.”
Meanwhile, The Social Intervention Advocacy Foundation has demanded that arresting the killer officers is no longer enough as the senior officers sending the rank and file policemen are left unchecked.
“When Kolade Johnson was murdered, the policemen arrested the shooter and charged him to court for murder. But we at SIAF said this is not enough. No police officer/squad can carry out a raid without
“These are the senior officers placing weekly demands on the rank & file to kidnap and rob citizens at gunpoint while they compete in their ill-gotten wealth from weekly deliveries. They are the ones feeding off the blood of the innocent. Arrest the DPOs, Area Commanders too. ”
“The police officers killing innocent citizens are under double pressure. They are victims too even though this does not excuse their actions. Their salaries are being stolen by the welfare department through unjust deductions and they can’t even protest because of regimentation.
“Officers that has been delivering get security Of posting, promotion and even