Gulder Ultimate Search 3 winner, Hector Joberteh, was gunned down last week by unknown assassins who trailed him to his house from the Murtala Mohammed International Airport where he had gone to
pick up his younger brother, to his home at Phillip Majekodunmi estate
in New Oko-Aba, Agege area of Lagos, where they shot him at close range.
He later died at a hospital where he was rushed to.
According to LIB,
One of the neighbors who spoke to our correspondent, said Hector’s
father was also shot in the hand during the attack. The neighbor who
spoke on condition of anonymity said after the incident, Hector was
rushed to the hospital but he was not attended to for over an hour and
died afterward. Narrating the incident, the neighbor said
“It happened around 7.05 to 7.20am. I was preparing to go to church
so I went to the bathroom to have my bath and I got to realize that my
bathroom was dark so I decided to shift the curtain. So I saw two men
walking. I poured water on my body and then I heard a gunshot. When I
heard the gunshot I asked my friend in my room what the sound was. He
said it wasn’t in the compound. Then I continued having my bath. I had
the second gunshot and I ran out of the bathroom. My Friend now said it
was a robbery attack.
Someone came in and told me that the men have taken my sister along.
So I ran out but I realized that I was not putting on a towel. I ran
back into my room to put on my boxers. I came out and met my sister
outside. She is asthmatic. She was already having an attack. I was
scared and I tried to calm her. She told me that they shot somebody
upstairs. So I ran upstairs. Getting upstairs, we tried to rescue him
(Hector). We brought him downstairs and rushed him to the hospital. When
we got to the hospital, he wasn’t dead. He had no quick response. They
shot him and his father. He was shot on his right chest while his father
was shot in his hand. He wasn’t dead before we got to the hospital but
he never had a quick response. So that was when he gave up”.
Continuing, the neighbor said “The police at Oko Oba division
responded immediately when they heard of the incident but it was late
already when they came. We were preparing to take him to the morgue when
The Lagos state police command has arrested three persons in connection with the killing.