Gunmen kill popular Lagos tailor in an uncompleted building (Graphic Image)

by Anike Jacobs

A 38-year-old tailor, Oluwasegun Adegbenjo, who resides in Oke-Abiaye, in the Alagbado area of Lagos State, has been murdered by unknown gunmen.

Punch reports that Adegbenjo was shot dead on January 28, around 11pm in an uncompleted building where he had purportedly gone to meet someone.

The killers did not steal anything from the deceased, also, his jeep which he drove to the site was also left untouched at the scene of the murder.

A source told the newspaper: “Adegbenjo is a popular tailor who had a shop in the Ikotun area of Lagos. He was also into fashion designing. He lived with his family in Iju-Ota, Ogun State.

“On the fateful day, which was January 28, around 11pm, he had closed from shop and driven down to Oke-Abiaye in Alagbado. The place is a deserted area and people don’t live there. But you could find some uncompleted buildings around.

“He parked his jeep and came out before he was shot dead by some unknown persons. There was no stain of blood in his car and nothing was stolen.”

Confirming the account, the Police Public Relations Officer, Kenneth Nwosu, said, “Yes, it happened. The man was killed and no suspect has been arrested yet.

“The case, as we speak, has been transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department.”

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