Mr Atanda Jimoh, the father of Isiaka Jimoh, the young man who was shot during the EndSARS protest in Ogbomoso, Oyo State has revealed that he left behind a pregnant wife and a two-year-old child.
He also revealed that he was due to graduate as an electrician day after his death.
According to Isiaka’s father, the deceased was due to graduate on Sunday, October 11, to become a trained electrician.
Mr. Jimoh revealed this on Tuesday, October 13, while speaking with journalists in Ogbomoso.
He noted that despite the donation of blood to save him the family still lost their son
The bereaved went on to narrate how the family tried to save the young man who died after he was hit by a bullet on Saturday, October 10, while watching the protest from afar. Isiaka was rushed to Bowen Teaching Hospital in Ogbomoso where he was pronounced dead.
He further said he and the mother of the deceased donated pints of blood to save the deceased while regretting that the blood donated couldn’t save his son.
The father of the deceased described his son as a cool headed person, adding that he usually avoids trouble.