A National Youth Service Corps member, Aliyu Suleiman, and one of those shot in the battle between protesters of Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, and the police have been finally discharged from hospital.
NYSC revealed this in a declaration on its official Facebook page, continuing that the scheme would take responsibility for his bills and medical treatment henceforth.
Suleiman, who was serving with the Leadership newspapers in Abuja, was hit by a stray bullet on his way to his place of primary assignment during the clash on July 22, 2019
Upon discharge, Suleiman narrated how he was shot during the clash which claimed the life of Channels TV reporter, Precious Owolabi.
”We heard gunshots close to us, while our driver was about to turn, I couldn’t feel my arm, it was then I realised that I was hit by a bullet and I immediately notified my CDS Officer, Mrs Adama Anabel, who called the attention of the NYSC-FCT Management on the incident.
”I thank God, NYSC, NYSC-FCT Governing Board and National Hospital Abuja for coming to my aid and for the free medical treatments received.”
Meanwhile, Suleiman has been redeployed to his home State for for post-discharge medicare and proper monitoring.