Once again, the men of the Nigerian Police Force are on the news for killing a man and injuring others after a they opened fire at a bus-stop in Ogun State.
It was reported that the shoot out occurred around 4:30 p.m.on Sunday evening at Iyana Coker area of Ifo, a market community on the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway.
A young man in his 30s, identified only by his first name, Akeem, was reportedly killed.
Those wounded were still being ascertained as of 7:00 p.m.
The officers were said to be of the Zonal Intervention Squad of Zone 2 Police Command.
Irate residents have taken to the streets to express anger about the killing, which comes as the country reels from multiple shootings of unarmed citizens by police officers.
Ogun State police commissioner, Bashir Makama, told journalists that he was aware of the incident, and the officers suspected responsible have been arrested.
The incident comes barely three weeks after Kolade Johnson was killed by a stray police bullet in Lagos; a week after a young woman was shot dead while returning from a nightclub also in the commercial capital and only days after 2 men were killed in Rivers state.