A chieftain of the All Progressives
Congress was on Thursday stabbed to
death by unknown men inside the party
secretariat at the Amuwo Odofin area
of Lagos State.
Eyewitnesses said the deceased, David
Daramola, 40, was stabbed minutes
after he walked into the party
secretariat to collect his Sallah gift.
The secretariat is located at K Close,
3rd Avenue, Festac area of the
It was alleged that the men trailed to
Daramola was in the midst of other
party members when he was murdered.
Witnesses said the killers came around
The men who knifed him to death were
said to be three on a motorbike and
rode into the secretariat where he was
discussing with other party men,
shouting: “Where’s the money?”
Another eyewitness said: “Daramola
was with his friends when the three
men on motorbike rode into the
compound and started shouting where
the money is?
“Where is the money?
“Those that were with him ran away,
but the three men surrounded him.
“They gave a deep cut on his chest
The victim was rushed to the Amuwo
Odofin Council Primary Health Centre,
but he was rejected and referred to
another hospital due to the seriousness
of his wounds.
He however died on the way to the
He was believed to have died of blood
The incident was later reported at
Festac Police Station, 2nd Avenue,
Confirming the incident, Lagos State
Police Command Public Relations
Officer, Kenneth Nwosu, said nobody
had been arrested yet in connection
with the murder of the politician.
Nwosu however said: “We shall
definitely get his killers.”
(The Eagle Online)