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One Pupil Killed, Others Injured As Cultists Disrupt Inter-House Sports In Ondo

A pupil has been shot dead while others sustained injuries after cultists disrupted the annual Inter-House sports of Agolo High School Ikare headquarters of Akoko North East Local Government Area. It was gathered that the event ended abruptly when the shootings started as everybody scampered for safety. An eyewitness said, “Everything was going on smoothly…”
Olamide
March 10, 2022 10:48 pm

A pupil has been shot dead while others sustained injuries after cultists disrupted the annual Inter-House sports of Agolo High School Ikare headquarters of Akoko North East Local Government Area.

It was gathered that the event ended abruptly when the shootings started as everybody scampered for safety.

An eyewitness said, “Everything was going on smoothly but suddenly some thugs appeared from nowhere and started shooting sporadically .

“A stray bullet hit a boy, killing him while two others were seriously wounded but they are now receiving medical attention at an undisclosed hospital.

“After the unfortunate incident there was panic and apprehension in Ikare Akoko as parents were running helter skelter to check their wards . That was how the event ended on a sad note.”

Divisional Police Officer in Ikare Akoko, Mr Olatujoye Akinwande, confirmed the incident, said corpse of the dead pupil has been deposited at a mortuary while the those sustained injuries are receiving treatment.

Ondo police spokesman, DSP Funmilayo Odunlami, said investigation has commenced into the matter adding that no arrest has been made.

According to her, “We learnt that some people were shooting during the Inter-house sports and a nine-year-old boy was killed in the process while two others were injured.

“We have drafted our men to the scene to restore peace in the area while investigation had commenced.”

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