Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has confirmed the killing of Jimoh Isiaq, one of the #ENDSARS protesters in the state by police.

Makinde also revealed that seven other protesters sustained injuries and are being treated at a hospital in the state.

Seyi Makinde

 

In a tweet, Makinde said the situation was highly regrettable, adding that he had ordered an investigation into the incident.

The governor noted that the ongoing nationwide #ENDSARS protest was a "strong indicator of a systemic failure", and also showed the failure of the police in carrying out their duties of protecting the people.

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