Tosin Abikoye have been stabbed to death by Okada riders in the Lugbe area of Abuja on Thursday, for allegedly knocking down one of their own.
Okada riders are known to be rootless with high tendencies to unleash violenve, particularly when one of them gets knocked down by motorists regardless of whose fault it is.
The deceased who was said have knocked down an unidentified okada rider,fled the scene of the accident to an hotel out of panic but however met with an horrible fate when the commercial motocylists who had trailed him to the hotel stabbed him to death on Thursday night.
PUNCH correspondent gathered from a friend to the deceased, Gbenga Ajibulu, “that Abikoye ran into a hotel in the new site area of Lugbe after knocking down the okada rider, but the mob allegedly destroyed the gate to the hotel, forcing the manager to order the deceased out of the premises.”
Ajibulu said, “Around 8:30 on Thursday night, Abikoye was coming back from his office when he knocked down a motorcyclist but out of fear of being mobbed, he ran into a hotel. The okada riders went after him and destroyed the gate” Ajibulu said.