JUST IN: Officer accidentally shot Nollywood actor, Azeez Ijaduade — Police Shares Fresh Details

The Nigerian Police has reacted to the incident involving Nollywood actor and director, Azeez Ijaduade, who was reportedly shot in Iperu Remo, Ogun State.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, Omolola Odutola, sharing fresh details about the incident, said one of its officers attached to the executives of Bramajaj Company Limited, Ogere Remo, “accidentally discharged a shot from his rifle” during the end-of-year party of the company at a hotel in Iperu.

According to the police, Ijaduade, his crew members, and other actors were said to be having a movie shoot at the same hotel when the shot hit the Nollywood actor’s neck.

The actor was immediately rushed to the hospital, where he was said to be currently responding to treatment.

“The victim is currently in a stable condition,” Odutola said.

Recall that the victim’s colleague, Abiodun Adebanjo, via his Instagram handle, @iamabiodunadebanjo, early Sunday morning, said Ijaduade was shot by a trigger-happy policeman.

The actor wrote, “Please we need help in Iperu. My director, Azeez Ijaduade, @kingzeez1, was shot by Nigerian police personnel.

“He is presently at Babcock University Teaching Hospital.

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

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