This incidence occurred in Sapele, Delta State in Nigeria. The 13 year old deceased teenager joined his fellow youth to protest against police brutality in Sapele when he accidentally fell off a truck.
Onome Onovwakpoyeya, a spokesman for the Delta State Police Command Confirmed this incidence. The corpse of the deceased was wrapped in a national flag and displayed at the back of an open truck. Protestors vow not to back down until they reach their goal.
President Muhammadu Buhari advises Nigerian Youth to peacefully protest. He adds that the democratic rights of the Nigerian Youth are highly respected.