The Channels Television reporter, Precious Owolabi who was hit by a stray bullet on Monday in Abuja during a clash between the Nigerian Police Force and members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria aka Shiites has died. Owolabi gave up the ghost in the late hour of the night on July 22, 2019.
The death of Precious Owolabi was announced during the 10 pm news bulletin of Channels TV. Even the presenter who made the announcement could not hold back her tears over the death of such a promising young man.
According to reports, the deceased was a serving member of the National Youth Service Corps and an intern at Channels TV.
Nigerians have taken to social media to berate the TV station for sending an intern to cover a violent scene instead of the usual trained professional journalists.
Precious Owolabi was only 23 years old.