Photojournalist narrates how he was attacked by Ekiti #EndSARS protesters, leaving him with a head injury(Photos)

October 17, 2020

A photojournalist said he was brutally attacked by Ekiti End SARS protesters yesterday, October 16.

Olawale Adekola said he was covering the protest when the protesters turned on him. He was beaten until he started bleeding from a hole in the centre of his head. His equipment were also stolen.

His scalp had to be stictched after the attack.

Sharing photos of his head injury, he wrote: “I’m so lost of words and sad on how the Ekiti state youths attacked me yesterday because I was with a camera documenting the protests.

I was almost stoned to death! Photojournalists aren’t safe anymore. Drone was destroyed, camera was stolen and other gadgets missing.”

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