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Shiites vs Police: What Kingsley Moghalu Said About Precious Owolabi’s Death



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A former Presidential candidate, Kingsley Moghalu, has sent his condolences to the family of Precious Owolabi, the Channels TV reporter, who died after he was shot at the scene of the clash between members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), also known as Shi’ites, and the police on Monday, as one too many.

Naija News had reported earlier that the death of the reporter was announced during the 10 pm news bulletin of the station on Monday, July 22.

This online news platform understands that late Owolabi was identified as a member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC).

A statement released by Channels TV said: “The management and staff of Channels Television are greatly saddened by the untimely and unfortunate death of such a promising journalist.

“They pray that God will grant his family the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss, and avail his soul eternal rest.”

Reacting in a tweet on the micro-blogging site Twitter, Moghalu wrote:

“My condolences to the family of Precious Owolabi, the @channelstv reporter and @NaijaCorpers shot dead today during a Shiite-police clash in Abuja.

“President @MBuhari should act fast to “cool temper” all around. Nigeria is on the brink! My condolences too to DCP Umar’s family.”

Source: Naija News