23-year old slain Channels reporter to be buried today

The remains of the Channels Television reporter, Precious Owolabi, who was shot dead in Abuja, the nation’s capital, during the Monday protest by members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), is to be buried in Zaria, Kaduna State, today.

The body of the 23-year-old National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member was sent to his parents in Zaria, Kaduna State, on Wednesday.

It was gathered that the body was immediately moved to the morgue of Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital (ABUTH), Zaria. Parents of the deceased NYSC member, Mr. and Mrs. Owolabi, were in shock and could not address reporters yesterday on their son’s demise.

A source close to the family however disclosed Precious will be buried today.

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