Many Nigerians have reacted to the unfortunate death of a member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) serving with Channels Television, Precious Owolabi during the Shi’ites – Police clash in Abuja on Monday.
Channels TV announced his death. Read their statement in full:
“A member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) serving with Channels Television, Precious Owolabi, is dead.
The 23-year-old died of a gun.shot wound he sustained while covering the clash between the police and the Shiite protesters on Monday in Abuja.
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.”
Other Nigerians have reacted and expressed anger over the death of Precious Owolabi.
Dino Kaysman blamed Channels TV:
” Channels TV sent a young corper out there to cover violent uprising without any protective gear and now that young man has been wasted due to your unprofessional conduct.i will hold channels tv responsible for the death of Precious Owolabi”
Another Nigerian Twitter user not commented on how Channels TV newscaster, Ijeoma Onyeator was almost crying while reporting about the demise of the 23-year-old Precious Owolabi.
“The way Ijeoma Onyeator of Channels TV was literally crying tonight on a live broadcast would break down anybody who has a flowing blood, I cried and felt bad for Precious Owolabi because it could be you, I or any one. Rest on lad!”
Watch the emotional video of Channels TV newscaster, Ijeoma Onyeator almost crying while reporting the death of Owolabi.
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