Thursday, 1 June 2017

Bloody Oshodi LG Primaries: NURTW Chieftain, Hamburger's Wife, Daughter Arrive From Dublin For Burial

IMG_7456...As Police Hunt For His Killers
Alhaja Abolore Bello, the wife of Aro Rasaq Bello, the slain transport workers union chieftain popularly known as Hamburger, has arrived Lagos, Nigeria from her Dublin, Ireland base for the burial of her husband slated for Friday 2 June.
Family source told P.M.EXPRESS that the distraught wife came in Wednesday night with their first daughter, Kafayat and they are at present in Odalume Street, Ladipo, Lagos residence of the deceased’s mother.
The murdered NURTW chieftain’s wife and four children lived abroad.
49-year-old Hamburger, the chairman of the Lagos State Motorcycles Owners Association in Oshodi, was shot dead on Monday.
His remains will be committed to the mother earth according to Islamic rites on Friday.
Three people have so far been killed since the crisis started on Monday over disagreement on the choice of councillorship candidate for Shogunle and Ladipo under the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Another victim who was with Hamburger also died from bullet injuries he sustained during the attack.
Police have already commenced investigation into the cause of the crises and to arrest the culprits.
IMG_7457The Police are on the hunt for perpetrators of the violence at Shogunle during the All Progressives Congress’ (APC) primaries for councillors in Oshodi, Lagos State.
Police spokesperson, ASP Olarinde Famous-Cole, said normalcy had since returned to the place and that investigation was on to arrest the perpetrators.
“Normalcy has returned to the place, no more violence, the place is now calm. We are working with those that have useful information on what led to the violence.
“Definitely, there will be eye witnesses, it is just that most of them don’t want to come out as they belong to same party.
“The police have commenced investigation to hunt down the perpetrators of the violence as the command will continue to maintain law and order in the state.
“One life was however lost while another person was injured”, Famous – Cole said.
Hamburger had gone to observe the primaries at the venue for Ladipo Sogunle ward when he was attacked.
After the winner was declared, some hoodlums invaded the venue in a bus filled with guns and broken bottles.
They shot sporadically and went straight to where Hamburger and his friends were staying and shot into their midst.
Many other persons were injured following the violence which marred primaries at Ilupeju, Mushin, and Ogudu among other places.

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