The Channels TV reporter,identified as Precious Owolabi who was shot during today’s protests by members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria in Abuja is dead.
The deceased, Owolabi, was a youth corps member serving in the Abuja station of Channels TV.
She was aged 23.
Her death was a reminiscent of the first Boko Haram attack in Kano in which a Channels TV correspondent, Enenche Akogwu, was killed on January 20, 2012.
Several others were reportedly killed during today’s protest, including a Deputy Commissioner of Police, Usman Umar Bele.