Some residents, fans and friends of Remo Stars’ player Kazeem Tiyamiyu, who was allegedly killed by police at the weekend, trooped out in their large numbers on Monday morning to protest his killing.
The protesters carried placards with inscriptions calling for justice for the player.
WuzupNigeria reports that Kazeem, popularly called Kaka, was – according to the police – crushed by an unknown hit-and-run vehicle on the Sagamu-Abeokuta expressway after he jumped out of a police vehicle to evade arrest. The police had claimed he was arrested for wearing military camouflage and using same to disturb residents.
Meanwhile, an eyewitness, Sanni Abubakar, who claimed he was in the deceased car and witnessed first hand the incidents that led to the player’s death, has alleged that the police caused his death.