The Police in Ekiti have announced the death of Oluwoye Bukola, the police woman shot during last Saturday’s State Assembly bye election in Ekiti state.
“With the deepest sorrow, the Command announces the death of W/Sgt. Oluwoye Bukola, who was shot by a group of thugs, that invaded ward 7, Unit 7, during the recent Ekiti East House of Assembly Bye Election”, ASP Sunday Abutu, the command’s spokesman, said in a statement on Tuesday.
“She died at about 1800hrs on Monday, being 22/03/2021, at the Federal Teaching Hospital, (FETHI), Ado-Ekiti, after fighting for her life for days.
“The Commissioner of Police in Ekiti State, CP Babatunde Mobayo, on behalf of the Command, sympathizes with her family and prays to God to grant her soul eternal rest”, the statement said.
The deceased, who was one of eight persons shot during the bye election, had been in a critical condition following the shooting, raising initial anxiety that she died immediately after the attack.