Friday, September 17, 2021
At Akinyele, Five year Old Boy Hit With Shovel, Dies

Story By Akinola Emmanuel

Another tragedy again struck in Akinyele when a 5 year old boy Mojeeb Tirimisiyu was attacked with a shovel on his head and died afterwards.

According to report, just after Monday morning’s rainfall, the boy had gone to the back of the house in Tose area of Akinyele local government to defecate only to be hit by the yet to be identified assailants allegedly escaped into the bush.

The mother of the boy later heard the voice of his son crying for help but it was late as he had been struck and left in the pool of his own blood.

“When the rain subsided, he told his older sibling that he wanted to go and
defecate. The older sibling opened the back door for him to go defecate.

“Had I known I would have asked him to defecate in the front of the house.

The Oyo State police command public relation officer Gbenga Fadeyi also confirmed the incident.

” At about 2pm of 22/06/2020, at Olorunsogo Area of Tose, Moniya, Akinyele Local Government Area of Oyo State, one Mojeeb Tirimisiyu ‘m’ aged 5yrs. while defecating in a nearby bush close to the backyard of his parents house was attacked with a shovel on his head and sustained a serious injury.

He died later as a result of injury sustained and corpse deposited in an hospital.

Investigation has since commenced while concerted efforts intensified to track this hoodlum that has been carrying out this heinous crime.”

Mujeeb’s killing follows three earlier cases of that of Grace Oshiagwu, Barakat
Bello and Azeezat Shomuyiwa in the same Akinyele Local Government Area.
On the incident, state Police Public Relations Office, Gbenga Fadeyi, promised to get back to Tribune Online.

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