By Salawudeen Olawale
A 51-year-old businessman, Ayobami Oyedutan and her lover have been killed by the estranged boyfriend of the woman.
The estranged boyfriend attacked the duo at a beer parlour in Ijaiye area of Lagos State run by the woman. He reportedly poured petrol on them and set them on fire’
The woman was simply identified as”Mama-Corner.”
Witnesses told pressmen that the incident happened on Sunday at the woman’s beer parlour located at Americana Street, Jankara, Agbado-Ijaiye, Lagos State.
The woman died at the bar while Oyedutan died on Monday at Gbagada General Hospital following severe burns sustained in the fire.
Sources told pressmen that the attacker, who is now at large, was the boyfriend of the woman who owned the beer parlour.
According to a witness: ”The ex-lover of the woman, who was not happy over her infidelity to him, became angry and went to the beer parlour, sprayed the man and woman with petrol and lit them up.
”The man, who lit the fire, got his cloth burnt as he was running out. The woman died in the beer parlour, the lover man died on Monday at Gbagada General Hospital,”
The businessman was buried on yesterday Tuesday at his house in Ajasa Village, Command area of Ipaja, Lagos.
The wife of the late businessman, Mrs. Tolu Oyedutan, described his death as a “painful loss’’.
She disclosed sympathisers that she was with her husband until he gave up the ghost at about 11.00 p.m on Monday.
The police spokesperson in Lagos, ASP Dolapo Badmus, told pressmen that the command was yet to be officially informed about the incident.