A chartered accountant who lived in the US for 45 years, was allegedly murdered at his retirement country-home in Ikorodu area of Lagos State, few months after he returned from the U.S.
The deceased identified as Mutiu Agbosasa had arrived home after an outing at the “Island Club” in Lagos, when he was attacked by alleged assasins.
The corpse of the deceased was allegedly butchered and placed in his car which was set ablaze by the assailants.
Facebook user, Babatunde Naheemdeen Ayodeji wrote;
A CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT MURDERED IN IKORODU
Late Mutiu Agbosasa….
who was murdered in Ikorodu was a chartered accountant in New York for many years before returning to Nigeria early 2019…. someone close to his son said, “ he is not sure if it is up to three months, that he returned to Nigeria.”
The guy who narrated the gruesome killing to me, even said, “the killing was not that of armed robbery- he said with the way the murder was carried out, it was a case of kill him finally without trace.” Hired assassin.
The man was said to have been coming from the prestigious “ Island Club,” in Lagos, where he normally socialise with his members.
And on getting to his house, which is situated in a remote and secluded part of Ikorodu, the gateman opened the gate for his car to drive in…….immediately he drove in, there was these guys who either trailing him or being laying ambush for him, rushed in and started shooting and after shooting the man, they now started to butcher him like the way we do meat. That was not enough, they put all the mutilated body parts in the car, remove all his phones, and burn everything, without taking any of the phones away.
The gateman had to call the wife who was in her church where she was observing the “night vigil,” not to come home, that the husband had been murdered.
Mr Mutiu Agbosas’s character
The narrator said,”throughout the 45 years the man spent in New York, he had no single criminal record,” he was said to be a very upright and trustworthy accountant of great repute amongst his peers. He was even said to belongs to those kind of people who if you mistakenly or wrongly sent anything to their house, they will take it straight to the police station. That’s how honest the man was in NY.
He’s got four children, who are all residing in New York, only he and the wife returned to the palatial house in Ikorodu.
He doesn’t do dealings or getting involved in any shady deals. The guy said, “ late Agbosasa was his father’s close friend and he can vouch for him, because he knows the family like knowing his palm.
Why anyone will like to murder a person of good character like this after spending 45 years in USA without any criminal record, without moving with bad companies is still a surprise and I can’t just figure out, why?
May Mr Mutiu Agbosasa’s soul rest in peace – May Allah forgive him all his sins
Wrote this for we in diaspora to learn one or two things from this gruesome killing of an innocent man.
HRH Omo’ba Jiboso Adeyemi Ayodeji
Another Facebook user Aolat Oluwatomisin wrote;
RETURNED HOME AND MURDERED BY WICKED HEARTLESS SOULS !
Forty five years ago, Alhaji Mutiu Agbosasa left his hometown, in search Greener pastures, life, education, love and living. The United States of America was the nation that offered him opportunities of existence and sense of purpose so he lived in Brooklyn, New York, for forty five years.
He spent those years building his life and family, with hopes and prayers to someday return to his Ikorodu native soil as a retiree, enjoy his retirement and its benefits, the remainder of his enchanting life.
A few years ago, Baba Agbosasa as he was popularly known, built his dream retirement country-home in his Ikorodu hometown and returned to live in its comfort.
Armed robbers allegedly attacked the 72 year old man and shot him fatally.
He lived and survived the most dangerous city in the world- New York City but returned home recently only to be murdered, before dawn, in his dear native land.
May Allah grant him jannah
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Two years after former Governor of Lagos state Akinwunmi Ambode commissioned a statue of Afrobeat legend Fela Kuti at Allen Avenue in Ikeja, the monument has been pulled by the state’s government.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s spokesperson, Gboyega Akosile who confirmed that the statue has been pulled down, said the roundabout where the statue was situated made the list of four roundabouts identified by the current administration as the major cause of gridlock in the state.
Other roundabouts that causes gridlock in the state were said to be located at Ikotun, Lekki-Epe expressway and Maryland. Akosile also told newsmen that the artwork will be relocated to a spot where it won’t cause traffic jam.
Here are before and after photos of the spot the statue was placed at;
BREAKING: Police detain House of Reps member, Shina Peller, in Lagos
The police in Lagos State have reportedly arrested and detained a member of the House of Representatives, Shina Peller, at the Moroko Police Station.
Peller, who is representing Iseyin/Itesiwaju/Kajola/Iwajowa Federal Constituency, Oyo State, was allegedly arrested while trying to take the bail of some clubbers.
The lawmaker is the owner of a popular Lagos club, Quilox.
A statement by Peller’s Press Secretary, Kola Popoola, claimed that the lawmaker’s offence was not disclosed to him as his phones were seized.
He said, “Peller was at Moroko Police Station to bail some of Club Quilox’s customers who had allegedly parked on the road during a show at the club.
“Prior to the kickoff of the 36 hours non-stop show which usually holds every year at Quilox, Peller had informed the concerned Lagos traffic authorities to avoid unnecessary traffic gridlock.
“On getting to Moroko Police Station, the police started harassing Peller and even went as far as seizing all his phones for no reason.
“The continuous harassment and unjust detaining of a member of House of Representatives,Peller, by the police calls for urgent attention of the media, and the Commissioner of Police.”
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana, did not take his calls and had yet to respond to a text message on the incident.
Security Guard drilled over death of Chartered Accountant killed in Ikorodu
The Commissioner of Police Lagos State, Hakeem Odumosu has ordered an in depth investigation into the death of Mutiu Agbosasa, the chartered accountant who was murdered in Ikorodu few months after returning to Nigeria from the United States where he lived for 45 years.
The deceased’s security guard identified as Rohis Adamu Dana, has been placed in custody for questioning after reporting the incident to Ijede Police Station.
44-year-old Adamu who disclosed that it did not occur to him to call neighbouring security guards for help, said he was sent to alert the police about the attack by his boss.
A statement released by Lagos Police spokesperson, Elkana Bala reads;
The Commissioner of Police Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu psc has ordered an in depth investigation into the death of one Mutiu Agbosasa ‘m’ of Ginti Estate, Ijede, Ikorodu. On 15/12/2019 at about 2.30am one Rohis Adamu Dana ‘m’ a security man working with the said Mutiu Agbosasa reported at Ijede Police Station that his boss send him to call the Police. A team of Policemen led by the Divisional Police Officer rushed to the scene. Police found the corpse of the victim in his vehicle burnt beyond recognition.
The crime scene was cordoned off for forensic examination. Homicide detectives and forensic experts from the State Criminal Investigation Department were deployed to the scene for analysis. The corpse of the deceased person was evacuated to hospital for autopsy. The security guard who is 44 days old in the employment, was placed into custody for questioning.
In his statement, he stated that, on 14/12/2019 at about 10.30pm, he opened the gate for his boss to drive into the house and while closing the gate, four strange men entered the house through the pedestrian gate. That he heard his boss shouting that he should run and call the Police. That it did not occurred to him to call neighbouring security guards for help. Investigation is ongoing with a view to unravel the circumstances surrounding his death and to identify those behind the gruesome murder. Meanwhile, security is beefed up in the Estate.
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