Nobody Has The Right To Take A Life - Oyetola Reacts To Death Of Resident Being Chased By JTF

Published On: September 16, 2020, 11:18 am
Author: CLARA JANCITA
-- Online (f) at 16-09-2020 11:18AM

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The Osun State Governor, Gboyega Oyetola has reacted to the death of 4 suspected yahoo boys being chased by the men of Joint Task Force on Tuesday evening in Osogbo.

The governor ordered an extensive investigation into the events that led to the reported death of the residents of the state.

The accident occurred at the East bypass when the Toyota Corolla with registration number KUJ-553LY Abuja – conveying the suspected Yahoo boys veered off the road during the chase and hit electricity poll.



In a statement signed by the States’ Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, Funke Egbemode, he said the governor, Oyetola, expressed shock over the incident and the disruption that followed.

He asked the State Command of the Nigeria Police to get to the bottom of the matter.

According to the state governor, nobody has a right under the laws to take a life, saying that all lives matter in the State.

He said,

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“nobody has a right under our laws to take a life summarily. While we appreciate the great job our law enforcement agencies are doing to keep Osun safe, the confusion and disruption to our peaceful state capital on Tuesday needs to be investigated.”


Oyetola’s government, however, called on the Osun State Command of the Nigeria Police to launch a comprehensive investigation into the tragedy.