FACES Of Assassins Hired To Kill Lotto Boss In Lagos

The principal manager of Premier Lotto popularly known as
Baba Ijebu in Alimosho Local Government Area (LGA) has escaped assassination
after one of his staff paid an undisclosed amount to assassins to snuff life
out of him in Lagos state, western Nigeria.
The staff identified as Segun Oyesunmi allegedly contacted
two suspects, Gbenga Olunuga, 35 and Paul Alimele, 35 and paid a certain amount
of money so that they can rob and kill his boss, Alhaji Akin Abubakar, to
enable him over the leadership of the business in the LGA.
The suspect were arrested and charged before a Magistrate’s
court in Ejigbo with attempted robbery and murder under the Criminal Code.

While Segun Oyesunmi who provided every information to the
suspects including where they would recover some money in Abubakar’s home and
office is now on the run.
However, before the suspects would carry out the operation
at Abule-Oki area of Iyana Ipaja in Lagos where Abubakar resides they were
rounded up on a tip off.
The suspects who reside at Agbara area failed after they
contacted Wale to join in the operation and to help them to acquire equipment
for the operation.
While they were discussing the operation in a hotel, Wale
who pretended to be interested leaked it to local vigilante in the area who
contacted the police.
When they arrived Abubakar office at Abule-Oki in Iyana
Ipaja for the operation, they were rounded up and handed over to the police at
Gowon estate.
P.M.News gathered that the police also recovered masks,
rope, knives and other dangerous weapons from them as exhibits.
During interrogation, the suspects confessed that it was one
Segun who was the staff of Alhaji Abubakar that sent them.
They said that Segun who is now on the run, contacted them
and gave them the assignment to rob and kill Abubakar and whatever money they
realized from him would be shared.
Olumuga revealed that Segun equally mobilized them and
revealed where they would go inside Abubakar’s house and office to cart away
some money which he realized from the lotto.
He said he initially went to Abubakar’s place to survey the
place and to also identify him in person.
He said it was Wale that actually tipped the vigilante who
arrested them when they arrived to carry out the operation.
Abubakar who was still shock over the matter, told our
reporter that he employed Segun, rented an apartment for him and was paying his
two children’s school fee.
When the suspects were arraigned, they pleaded not guilty to
attempted robbery and murder.
The presiding Magistrate, Mrs J.O.E Adeyemi granted the
suspects bail in the sum of N100,000 with two sureties in like sum.
They were remanded in prison custody at Kirikiri pending
when they will perfect their bail condition.

The matter was adjourned till 20 April 2016.

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