The past 24 hours have been a nightmare for the family of Anita Akapson, a young lady who relocated from London to Nigeria in 2017 after her studies just to get shot in Abuja Nigeria by the police.
The horrific incident took place in Abuja on Saturday, October 13th. Anita Akapson was reportedly shot dead by a policeman during a confrontation near her home.
According to Twitter user @ihekauche, Anita Akapson was shot during a stop and search at Maitama area of Abuja by the police who claimed it was a case of ‘mistaken identity’.
“And that’s how the police killed a good friend of mine last night in Abuja @segalink please I thought this killing will stop, she didn’t deserve this. The police shot her at a check Point in maitama last night , her sister said they were dragging with her and she was trying to run when they shot at her and its killed her”. Said Ihekauche.
Hussaini Dickson Ishaq, a close friend of the young lady, took to Facebook to write an emotional tribute. He wrote
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