A Nigerian police officer from the Ondo Command has been shot and killed.
A police officer identified as Inspector Temenu Boluwaji was killed in the early hours of Monday morning during an attack on the Okuta Elerinla Division in Akure, the state capital.
A police spokesperson in Ondo confirmed the tragic incident and said that the city’s chief of police had ordered the arrest of what she called “hoodlums” who had attacked the woman.
Okuta Elerinla DIvision in Akure was attacked by hoodlums on July 25, 2022 around 0100 am.” Miscreants who tried to break into the police station were repelled by officers who were on high alert and cognizant of their duties.
As a result of the exchange of fire, AP.207538 0INSPR. TEMENU BOLUWAJI, one of our brave station guards, was hit and later died on the way to the hospital. Oyeyimi Adesomi Oyediran, the Commissioner of Police, has ordered the State Criminal Investigation Department to take over the investigation and ensure that the perpetrators are arrested.
There are only so many days that these criminals will be around, and he’s using this medium to encourage the citizens to go about their legal duties without fear.