NIGERIAN SHOT DEAD IN ARMED ROBBERY GONE WRONG IN EKANGALA

NIGERIAN SHOT DEAD IN ARMED ROBBERY GONE WRONG IN EKANGALA

Babatunde Wasiu Akinsanmi, 35  years old from of Lanlante in Oyo State, Nigeria died at his business premises in Ekangala on Tuesday night, 10 September.

Mr.Oyinda, a friend to the deceased said the fatal incident in Dark City, Ekangala happened just before 8 pm when the three masked men stormed their place of business.

According to an eye witness, the armed robbers demanded for money, phones, and other valuables. The deceased tried to overpower one of the robbers and shouted ‘I’ve been able to hold one of them’ and called the rest of the people in the salon to get up. The two other armed men came to the rescue of their own and shot him three times. The suspects fled the scene and unknown whether they used getaway vehicles or not. A case of business robbery and murder was opened at Ekangala SAPS and we believe the police are still searching for the suspects.

Wasiu, a very talented stylist and also known for his generosity and support for his community. He is survived by a wife and two kids.

“I knew him very well during the days I visit ekangala often some years back, even took an apprentice that just came from Naija then to him for empowerment. May his soul rest in peace. This is sad,” said Yemite.

According to Alhaji Abolore Hassan, Wasiu will be buried on the 13th September in Pretoria, South Africa.

 

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