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Father of Tina, 17-year-old school girl killed by police officer demand justice

By Guardian Exclusive
07 June 2020   |   12:45 pm
On May 26, the Ezekwe family was thrown into turmoil after a trigger-happy policeman, Theophilus Otobo, shot into a crowd, hitting young Tina. ⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ The teenager, who aspired to become a medical doctor and was preparing for her secondary school certificate exams, died two days later. ⁣ ⁣ Today would have been Tina's birthday. Now, her family, as well as her community in the Lagos suburb of Oworo, are experiencing a pain that has become all too familiar among Nigerians: the pain of losing loved ones to police brutality.⁣⁣

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