Police to fish out killer of Laolu Mudashiru

CITIZENS COMPASS– POLICE in Lagos are currently working behind the scene to fish out the hit and run driver who killed the deputy managing director and co-founder of Vetiva Capital Management, Olaolu Mudasiru in Lagos.

The deceased was reportedly killed on Sunday morning while cycling with two other persons on the Bourdilion Road in the Ikoyi area of Lagos State.

The Vetiva co-founder was also the first son of Gbolahan Mudasiru, a former military governor of Lagos state, who died in 2003.

Spokesperson, Lagos State Police Command, SP Benjamin Hundeyin said that efforts are ongoing to track down the fleeing driver responsible for the incident.

The Lagos PPRO, however, said nobody had been arrested in connection with the accident.

He said, “At about 0530hrs, a distress call was received at the station that a vehicle make & driver yet unknown allegedly hit one Dr. Laolu Mudashiru ‘m’ aged 68yrs, a deputy managing director of Vetiva Cou and a son to the late Air Commodore, Gbolahan Mudashiru of Banana Island, Ikoyi with two others while cycling along Gerrard rd near NNPC Plc Ikoyi.

“As a result of the accident, victims sustained injuries on their bodies and were rushed to Lagoon Hospital, Bourdillon, Ikoyi where Mudashiru ‘m’ later died while others are still responding to treatment based on the report a team of traffic personnel visited the hospital.

“The corpse was inspected and photographed. The corpse was evacuated and deposited at a public morgue for autopsy.

“Meanwhile, effort is ongoing to track down the fleeing driver. Investigation is in progress, and we have not make any arrest.”

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