One person feared dead as residents of Sagamu, Ogun State staged a protest over the death of Remo Stars football club player, Tiyamiyu Kazeem.
The protesters stormed the Akarigbo’s palace and the Paramount Ruler of Remoland, Oba Babatunde Ajayi, demanding justice for the deceased.
According to reports, the protest has allegedly claimed one life as it turned violent.
The protesters condemned the incessant brutality and arrests by law enforcement agents in the town and its environs.
Former governor of Ogun State, Gbenga Daniel, was sighted at the palace trying to calm the angry protesters.
It was gathered that a member of the House of Representatives representing Remo Federal Constituency, Mrs. Adewunmi Onanuga, and the state Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development, Mrs. Funmi Efuwape, were also at the palace to appeal to the protesters.
Meanwhile, armed policemen have been deployed in the town to contain the protest and ensure law and order.
Kazeem, popularly known as Kaka, was reportedly killed on Saturday along the Abeokuta-Sagamu Expressway after he was arrested by operatives of the Zonal Intervention Squad in the Obada area of the state.