Atanda Jimoh, the father of the man, Isiaka Jimoh who was shot during the #EndSARS protest in Ogbomoso, Oyo state said that his son was due for graduation a day after his tragic death.
According to Isiaka’s father, the deceased was due to graduate on Sunday, October 11, to become a trained electrician.
He made the disclosure on Tuesday, October 13, while speaking with journalists in Ogbomoso.
The father of late Isiaka noted that despite the donation of blood to save him the family still lost their son, Premium Times reports.
Jimoh went on to narrate how the family tried to save the young man who died after he was hit by a bullet on Saturday, October 10, while watching the protest from afar.
Isiaka was rushed to Bowen Teaching Hospital in Ogbomoso where he was pronounced dead. Speaking further, Atanda said he and the mother of the deceased donated pints of blood to save the deceased. While regretting that the blood donation couldn’t save his son, Atanda described the deceased as a cool headed person.
He added that his son usually avoids trouble and that he (Jimoh Isiaka) left behind a pregnant wife and a two-year-old child.
In another news, Late Jimoh Isiaka’s Parents Vows To Keep The Bullet That Killed Their Son
The grieving parents of Jimoh Isiaka, have vowed to keep the bullet shot by Police officer that untimely cut short the life of their only child.
Recall that Jimoh Isaka was shoot dead on Saturday, October 10, 2020 in Ogbomoso, Oyo State. Jimoh Isiaka woke up like every normal Nigerian youth and decided to embark on the peaceful EndSARS protest just like every other Nigerian youth in the country but his own story was not the same.
According to the source who shared photos of the heartbroken parents holding on to the bullet, he wrote:
Now, take a look at Jimoh Ishaq’s parents! They have promised to keep this bullet till they meet their own death. Now ask yourself, if it was your child that was killed?
Ask yourself if it was your 70years old mother that was slapped by the police yesterday just for demanding to see her own son that was arrested and about to be framed up.
Ask yourself if we are not fighting for your children as well? Ask yourself if you get killed by the police unjustly today, you’ll get justice.
Ask yourself, if you’re truly living and not in fear. Ask yourself if you’re not scared of police than the armed robbers. We will see this till the end! For the death of our brothers that have been killed.