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Precious Owolabi Obituary: Burial to hold on July 25th

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Precious Owolabi, who was killed during a clash by the police and Shiites in Abuja, is set to be buried on the 25th of July 2019.

Protest staged by members of the Shiites movement turned bloody after some members of the movement engaged the police in a fierce gun battle at the Central Business District in Abuja.

During the shooting a corps member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Precious Owolabi – who was serving with Channels TV – was shot in the stomach, he reportedly lost his life after several hospitals failed to treat him.

The management of the NYSC in a Facebook post, revealed that Precious Owolabi was a graduate of Performing Arts from the University of Ilorin.

See post below;

“NYSC MOURNS OWOLABI PRECIOUS AYO

The Management of National Youth Service Corps is deeply saddened with the sudden and unfortunate death of Owolabi Precious Ayo, FC/18C/5226, whose untimely death occurred while on official assignment during Shiite protesters/police clash in Abuja.

Until his death, Precious, a graduate of Performing Arts from the University of Ilorin was a serving Corps Member with Channels Television who was loaded with good prospects in journalism profession.

We join the entire family of Owolabi in this moment of grief and pray that the Almighty God console them and repose the soul of the departed.”

The remains of the 23 year old Corps member, who was serving in Channels TV Abuja, will be laid to rest tomorrow Friday July 25th.

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A passage rites for the deceased will be held today at his parents house in Wusas, Kaduna state.

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