Five persons have lost their lives on Saturday, during the ongoing protest in Osogbo, the state capital of Osun.

This development was disclosed by one of the leading #EndSARS protesters in Osun State, Omolola Pedro.

According to The Punch, Pedro revealed on Sunday that apart from the DJ at the event, one Mutiu, Lekan and two unidentified persons also died in the violence that erupted during the protest.

While Oyetola was addressing the protesters at Olaiya Junction, the protest in Osogbo turned violent on Saturday. His security men forced the convoy through the crowd while some hoodlums threw missiles at the vehicles.

As police confirmed two dead during the protest as one person was said to have been shot at Oke Ayepe Area after the incident at Olaiya Junction.

But there are claims that the governor’s convoy shot at some of the protesters in a bid to escape after suspected hoodlums pelted the convoy with stones and other objects.

Giving an update on the incident, Pedro said, “Five people died; our DJ, one Mutiu, Lekan and two others that we don’t have their identities yet.”

Akeredolu warned the youth not to be useful tools in the hands of politicians “at this trying period.”