The body of Channels TV reporter, Precious Owolabi, has let the morgue. Present to receive the body was the Director-General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim and fellow Corps members.
Precious Owolabi, a corps member who had his primary assignment with the Channels TV Abuja office, died of gunshot injuries he sustained in Monday’s violent confrontations between the Police and members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (Shi’ites) in Abuja.
A message from NYSC reads:
“The Management of National Youth Service Corps is deeply saddened with the sudden and unfortunate death of Owolabi Precious Ayo, FC/18C/5226, whose untimely death occurred while on official assignment during Shiite protesters/police clash in Abuja.
Until his death, Precious, a graduate of Performing Arts from the University of Ilorin was a serving Corps Member with Channels Television who was loaded with good prospects in journalism profession.
We join the entire family of Owolabi in this moment of grief and pray that the Almighty God console them and repose the soul of the departed.”