Chairman Channels Media Group Seeks Probe Of Owolabi’s Killing

Channels Television  
Updated July 23, 2019


The Chairman of Channels Media Group, Mr John Momoh, has condoled with the family of the Precious Owolabi, a youth corps member who was killed while serving with Channels Television.

Speaking during a visit to the Headquarters of the Police in Abuja, Mr Momoh also asked that an investigation be opened into the case.

He said it is extremely important that the culprit is brought to book, adding that it will help bring closure to all those concerned.

Meanwhile, he also condoled with the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu and members of the Force on the death of the Deputy Commissioner of Police, Usman Umar.

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In response, Adamu extended his condolences to the management and staff of Channels Television.

He also asked the DIG in charge of Criminal Investigations to take over the case and identify those who used firearms in the cause of the protest.

Owolabi was killed after he was hit by a stray bullet while covering a protest involving members of the Shiite group, the Islamic Movement of Nigeria.