OSUN, Nigeria – An operative of the Department of State Services (DSS), identified as Seyi Adebowale, was allegedly shot dead by an official of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, (NSCDC), Sunday Dada.
The incident, was said to have happened at Kuta, in Ayedire Local Government Area of the State, during a function at the palace of Olowu Kuta, the traditional ruler of the town on Tuesday night, September 15.
It was reported that Dada and his colleague, who were attached to the palace were shooting indiscriminately in a celebratory mood when a stray bullet hit the DSS officer.
In a viral footage, the NSCDC officer, Dada lost control of the his ammunition; the bullet smashed hard on the ground before it hit the DSS officer, Adebowale, who was passing by.
The late DSS officer later passed away in the early hours of Monday, September 30, at Ladoke Akintola University Teaching Hospital, Osogbo, after going into coma as a result of complications in the course of surgical operation.
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