Sagamu Boils As Youths Protest Killing Of Footballer

SAN FRANCISCO, February 24, (THEWILL) – There is tension in Sagamu, Ogun State, after angry young men and women took to the streets on Monday in protest against the killing of a local footballer by operatives of Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).

The soccer player with Remo Stars Football Club known as Tiyamiyu Kazeem was said to have been pushed from a SARS van on motion and onto an oncoming speeding car that eventually killed him after SARS operatives allegedly seized him from his car and labelled him an Internet fraudster.


Irked by the incident, youths in Sagamu have now taken to the streets to register their frustration.

In videos making the rounds on the Internet, young men and women could be seen chanting various songs and calling for the abolition of SARS.

Three persons, including a policeman, are feared dead as a result of the protest and while there are videos showing a police station set ablaze by the protesters.