Update: Federal University of Oye Ekiti student shot dead as students attacked Fayemi’s wife convoy

A student of the Federal University of Oye Ekiti has been shot dead during a clash between the students and officers attached to the convoy of the wife of the Ekiti State governor, Erelu Bisi Fayemi.

A policeman attached  to the Ekiti First Lady was also seriously injured.

The incident happened during a protest by the students over poor power supply in Oye Ekiti

 The students barricaded the major highway, thereby preventing the convoy of the wife of the governor from passing.

Mrs Fayemi is touring the sixteen local government councils in the state.

 The tour began on Monday

Some vehicles in the convoy were also damaged by the students while journalists scampered for safety

Spokesman of Ekiti state police command Caleb Ikechukwu confirmed the attack on the convoy 

Ikechukwu however said the police did not shoot at any student in the fracas