” With the deepest sorrow, the Command announces the death of W/Sgt. Oluwoye Bukola, who was shot by a group of thugs, that invaded ward 7, Unit 7, during the recent Ekiti East House of Assembly Bye Election”, ASP Sunday Abutu, the command’s spokesman, said in a statement on Tuesday.
” She died at about 1800hrs on Monday, being 22/03/2021, at the Federal Teaching Hospital, (FETHI), Ado-Ekiti, after fighting for her life for days.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the deceased, who was one of eight persons shot during the bye election, had been in a critical condition following the shooting, raising initial anxiety that she died immediately after the attack.
The police authorities, however, clarified that she had been recuperating in hospital since the incident until her death on Monday.
Meanwhile, the statement stated that the suspects, who committed the heinous crime, had been arrested and charged to court on Monday. (NAN)