The Island Club, Lagos, has reacted to the reports of a US returnee Mutiu Agbosasa, who was murdered in his Ikorodu and alleged to be on his way from the club.
According to a statement released by the management of the social club, Mutiu last visited the club five days before he was killed by the assassins.
Reports made the rounds that Agbosasa was murdered by gunmen in the Ikorodu area of Lagos State on December 15, 2019, while returning from the Island Club.
It was gathered that gunmen attacked the victim, who returned to the country early this year after spending 45 years in the US, when his guard opened the gate for him to drive into the compound.
The General Secretary, Island Club, Bankole Agbaje, said in a statement that Agbosasa last visited the club on December 10.
The statement read in part,
“The sad incident occurred on December 15, 2019, whereas Mr Mutiu Agbosasa visited the Island Club on December 10, 2019. This is a fact confirmed by the signed attendance register and close friends of his at the Island Club.”
According to the reports, Mutiu was gruesomely murdered by the men who allegedly shot him before dismembering his body and setting it ablaze.