A youth corper who is currently serving with Leadership Newspaper was among those hit by stray bullet during the Shi’ites clash with police on Monday.
The youth corper identified as Aliyu was on his way home when the protest started. Aliyu, who works in the Hausa section of Leadership Newspaper, was hit by a stray bullet in the chest.
He however survived the shot and is currently recuperating at the National Hospital where he was rushed to in Abuja.
Nrrating the ordeal, Aliyu said:
‘’I was on my way home in a taxi after close of work when I got hit by a stray bullet which brushed through my chest.I did not even know that I was shot until I started feeling heavy on my chest. Then I was rushed to the hospital, ’’ Aliyu told the newspaper.
While Aliyu survived the shot, a fellow youth corper working with Channels TV was hit by a stray bullet during the protest. The Corper, Precious Owolabi was announced dead yesterday