Nigerians on Twitter are currently mourning the death of Jimoh Isiah, a young Nigerian man, who was allegedly shot by an officer at the #EndSARS protest today in Ogbomosho.
According to reports, the police opened fire at youths protesting against the activities of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police Force on Saturday, October 10.
Isiaq was at the scene of the protest when a bullet fired by the police officers hit him.
He, however, passed away and now been buried in his hometown, according to his Islamic rites.
Below is a video from his burial and reactions from Nigerians:
Rest In Peace Jimoh Isiaq!' He was murdered by trigger-happy @PoliceNG officers while participating in peaceful #EndSARSProtests in #Ogbomosho earlier today. We will never forget you😪✊ pic.twitter.com/GID1bcu0er
— EiE Nigeria (@EiENigeria) October 10, 2020
— Amnesty Int. Nigeria (@AmnestyNigeria) October 10, 2020
Rest In Peace Jimoh Isiaq 🙏🏾❤️#EndSARS
— Ebuka Obi-Uchendu (@Ebuka) October 10, 2020
— Dr. Dípò Awójídé, FHEA (@OgbeniDipo) October 10, 2020
Today he woke up.
Today he went out to protest.
Today he was shot by policemen. Today he died.
Today, he has been buried.
A hero. And his death will not be in vain. #EndSARS #FuckThePolice
— Chidi Okereke ⚔️ (@Chydee) October 10, 2020
— Amnesty International Nigeria (@AmnestyNigeria) October 10, 2020