The latest report (for now it is 100% false until proven otherwise) reaching us from SaharaReporters is that the former president of The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Professor Festus Iyayi was shot by the policemen in the convoy of the Kogi State Governor, Captain Idris Wada. But for all week long, we were told that he died from fatal accident that claim his life. (you can read the first report Here).
if however, this is confirmed to be true, it may be the beginning of another reason to extend the calling off of the ongoing ASUU 2013 strike.
I have questions and am sure there are no answers (yet)
* Why would The Policemen shoot professor Festus Iyayi?
* If He was shot by policemen, are there no witnesses (people) there?
* He was traveling in a Bus filled with people, if he was shot, did the policemen threaten the other passengers in the bus and order them to shut up or whatever they say may be use against them in the court of law?
* Why am I even asking questions that sound stupid? <3OH, back to the topic, if this is true, the prophesy of T.B Joshua will is coming into play (This is also a rumour by some unknown persons, well, according to the story, t.b allegedly said the ASUU Strike will be called in year 2017- the news went viral in social networks... And am sure he won't be predicting football matches again)
Read the full story below as culled from SharaReporter
Prof. Iyayi Was Shot By Policemen In Kogi’s Governor Convoy – SaharaReporters
An tipster has confided in SaharaReporters that Festus Iyayi, a former president of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), was actually shot by policemen in the convoy of the Kogi State Governor, Captain Idris Wada, prior to the road accident in which he supposedly died last week.
The source claimed that the injuries found on the late writer’s chest were consistent with gunshot injuries and that a bullet did pierce his heart.
One Dr. Paul Amodu of the Specialist Hospital in Lokoja had revealed that Professor Iyayi died after “something” pierced his chest, but he didn’t specify what it was.
SaharaReporters was first to reveal last week said the popular professor and writer died in a collision with a security vehicle in Governor Wada’s convoy.
Sources at ASUU said they had dissuaded Iyayi’s family from a “rushed” burial, as they suspected foul play. One of the sources recalled that another former president of ASUU, Dr. Mahmood Tukur, also died in suspicious circumstances on the Kaduna-Zaria highway, with the police claiming he died of an asthma attack because he ate pepper which, they claimed, triggered it.
SaharaReporters spoke with Prof. Iyayi’s son, Omole, regarding the latest information, but he said the family was unaware, and that they do not even have the autopsy performed yet.
A press statement issued by the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA)signed by its President Osahom Enabulele has previously called for a special inquiry into Professor Iyayi’s death but the statement didn’t say if the doctors found that Iyayi may been shot as alleged by the anonymous source.