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NSCDC Detain Officer Who Killed DSS Official Mistakenly

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Sunday Dada, an officer of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Osun State Command, after he  killed an operative of Department of the State Services, Seyi Adebowale, while they were both on official duty.

It was learnt that the incident occurred in Kuta town on September 15, during the visit of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen Tukur Buratai, to Osun State.

Seyi Adebowale, an operative of the Department of State Security (DSS) attached to the Osun State Command, has died from a wound inflicted on him by a stray bullet.

It was gathered that Dada shot the bullet during the commissioning of a bridge built by the Nigeria Army in Kuta, Ayedire Local Government Area of the state on September 15.

A source at the event said the security personnel were deployed to the town because of the presence of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt General Tukur Buratai and there was no break of law and order throughout the event.

The victim was rushed to the General Hospital at Iwo, where he was treated and stabilised, according to the source.

But Seyi was later moved to the Ladoke Akintola University Teaching Hospital in Osogbo and was operated in the stomach, where the bullet hits him.

It was however discovered later that there was a swelling in his stomach from which he died eventually.

Source: Naija News

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