Kogi in turmoil as armed thugs, protesters take over state capital •Journalist shot

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capital is presently on fire as security operatives are engaging hapless protesters who had converged on Zone 8 section of the town.

was gathered protesters numbering 500 had gathered at Zone 8 Junction as early as 6.30am, chanting solidarity songs with intention to break into of the warehouses owned by the state.

was also gathered efforts by the security personnel manning the edifice for their retreat fell on deaf ears, which led to reinforcement of the security personnel.

Meanwhile, sporadic shooting is going on across the length and breadth of , as school children, Journalists scamper to safety.

Emmanuel Adeyemi, a Correspondent of The Sun Newspaper, was this morning, , October 26, 2020, shot by security operatives while monitoring the ongoing #endsars protest across , the state Capital.

a reaction, the force PRO, DSP William Aya, said those who shot the Journalist could be the looters who needed free space to perpetuate their nefarious acts.

Emmanuel, who lives at first Street, was shot by the passing security personnel who were a white Hilux, few metres away from his house, while on his way to the NUJ Secretariat where his colleagues were being held hostage by the gun shots.

He has been evaluated to an undisclosed facility for urgent attention

of the looters shot at of the stores has died

He is seen the above picture obtained by CKN NEWS