Nollywood actor Azeez IjaduadeAzeez Ijaduade. Cedit: Tribune Online

Breaking: Nollywood actor Azeez Ijaduade reportedly shot by Ogun police

In a distressing incident, Azeez Ololade Ijaduade, a prominent Nigerian actor, movie director, and producer, has reportedly been shot by a police officer in Iperu, Ogun State.

The unfortunate incident was shared via a midnight Instagram story by Ijaduade’s colleague, Abiodun Adebanjo (@iamabiodunadebanjo). According to the post, the actor is currently in critical condition at the Babcock University Teaching Hospital.

The Instagram story reads: “Please, we need help in Iperu. My director, Azeez Ijaduade, @kingzeez1, was shot by a Nigeria Police personnel. He is presently at Babcock University Teaching Hospital.

Anybody with the contacts of the Police IG or Commissioner should reach out.”

As of now, additional details surrounding the shooting remain unclear, and attempts to contact the Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer, Omolola Odutola, were unsuccessful in the early hours of Sunday.

The incident has sparked concern, and efforts are being made to gather more information about the circumstances surrounding the shooting.


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