BY IBRAHIM KILANI
The annual Inter-House Sports of Agolo High school Ikare Akoko, North East local government area of Ondo state which started with joy as students competed peacefully ended in a bloodshed on Thursday.
An eyewitness who preferred anonymity confirmed to Positive fm that secondary school students from various parts of Akokoland attended the annual fiesta with many old students in attendance.
The eyewitness said, “Suddenly gunshots were heard which led to immediate death of a student while two others seriously wouded and now receiving medical attention in an undisclosed hospital.
“After the unfortunate incident there was panic and apprehension in Ikare Akoko as parents were running helter skelter to check their wards.
Efforts to speak with either the principal of the school or the games master to know what led to the incident, were unsuccessful as at the time of this report.
Meanwgile, the Divisional Police Officer in Ikare Akoko, SP Olatujoye Akinwande has confirmed the incident, saying corpse of the student had been deposited at a mortuary while those who sustained injuries are receiving treatment.