The Sun Newspapers correspondent in Kogi, Emmanuel Adeyemi, and an unconfirmed number of persons have been shot in Lokoja on Monday, October 26, as suspected political thugs attack #EndSARS protesters.
According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the journalist was shot on his way to the NUJ Press Centre located at Lugard Road in Lokoja, while another unidentified person was also shot on the same road.
It was gathered that the thugs, who were moving about in five unmarked vehicles, also visited Cemetery Road Junction, where they shot sporadically into the air. Several other people were also shot by the rampaging gunmen, who engaged the protesting youths in different parts of Lokoja.
Meanwhile, shops and business premises hurriedly closed down as residents scamper to safety.