The Ogun State Police Command has confirmed that the Nollywood Actor, Azeez Ijaduade who was accidentally shot by a police officer, is in stable condition, and will soon be discharged.
Police Public Relations Officer, Ogun State Command, SP Odutola Omolola disclosed the latest development in a statement on Sunday.
SP Omolola noted that the police “received a report of a shooting incident on the 23rd of December 2023 at about 11:24hrs from one Fakoya Adewale, Napoli Hotel manager In Iperu where he reported to the Divisional Police Officer that during Bramaj Company end of year party in the hotel, a mobile Policeman attached to the Chinese expatriate expended a shot into the air and unfortunately the ammunition shell hit one Azeez Ijaduade, an actor on the neck”.
The Ogun Police spokesperson said, the actor was rushed to the hospital in Ilishan and he is in a very stable condition.
According to him, the Commander Mopol 16 had contacted the actor and also visited him in the hospital where he would be discharged soon.
He disclosed that the Commander has also taken up responsibility for the medical bill.
Omolola said, the actor, while speaking to the Commander Mopol 16 has confirmed he is in stable condition, and members of the public would be notified when he is discharged.
He revealed that the Mobile Policeman had been identified, and investigation into the shooting incident had commenced by the Command, and members of the public would be updated accordingly.