A photojournalist, Akintunde Akinleye of Daily Independent newspapers was on August 30 seriously brutalized by police aides to the Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. Akintunde had gone to cover the formal coronation of the new Lagos monarch, HRH Rilwan Babatunde Akiolu, the Oba of Lagos at the Tafawa Balewa Square which event the Vice President came to represent President Olusegun Obasanjo.

Report Details

Report Type: Physical Attack
Location: Lagos
Victim: Akintunde Akinleye
Affiliation: Photojournalist Brutalised By Vice President’s Aides
Assailant: Vice President’s Aides