have shot dead a fashion designer, Segun Sowemimo, in the Itu-Nla,
Ikorodu area of Lagos State.
four attackers, who went to Segun’s shop in Lemo compound on Saturday
around 12pm, also brought a big stone in a polythene bag.
Segun, the gunmen went to Allison Street and murdered a mechanic, whose
name had yet to be ascertained.
was confusion in Itu-Nla area, as the assailants shot sporadically after
leaving Segun’s shop, forcing residents to scamper to safety.
area on Monday, Segun’s younger brother, Abiodun, said the gunmen warned
his brother’s apprentice in the shop to cooperate, or else they would
also kill her.
to 12pm that we heard the gunshots. My brother was in his shop. He was
working when the four men walked in like customers, and pointed guns at
the shop with him. The gunmen warned the woman that if she made any
noise, they would kill her and the girl. After killing my brother, they
started shooting into the air.
His wife and children have been taken to a safe place. He grew up in
this compound and had been working here for as long as I can remember.
The assailants walked in like customers.”
“The four men had guns. One of them also carried a big stone in a
polythene bag. As they shot Segun, they hit his head with the stone.”