A 20-year-old lady and a young man have been shot in Ajegunle area of Lagos.
Police identified the girl as 20-year-old Ada Ifeanyi, and her beau as 32-year-old Emmanuel Akomafuwa.
This is contrary to the social media claim that the murdered lady was one Jessy Gold whose photographs have been uploaded on many social media handles such as Twitter and Facebook, with accompanying RIP messages.
Police gave the address of Ada Ifeanyi as No. 4B, Amusa Lane, Off Ojo Road Ajegunle; and that of Emmanuel Akomafuwa as No. 52, Babatunde Street, Olodi Apapa, at Akpiri Street, Olodi Apapa.
“The incident happened on Saturday, April 13, 2019 around 7am,” Police said; contrary to social media allegations that they were shot at night while they were returning from a club.
According to reports, Ada died as a result of the shooting, while Emmanuel, suspected to be her beau, sustained grievous injuries and doctors are currently battling to save his life.
Operatives from the Trinity Police Station in Ajegunle, Lagos, were alleged to be responsible for the attacks.
In a tweet via his verified Twitter handle at midnight, Nigerian rapper and actor, Ruggedman @RuggedyBaba, alleged that “Men of the Nigerian Police have killed another innocent Nigerian youth.
“They killed a 20-year old girl in Ajegunle, while the boy that was with her was also shot and is fighting for his life.”
The tweet was accompanied by gruesome images of the victims.
Another individual, VyralClips, tweeted that operatives from the Trinity Police Station in Ajegunle were responsible.
The policemen reportedly chased and caught up with them, leading to their shooting by the policemen.