An official of Lagos Neighborhood Safety Corps (LNSC), Okoya Morufu Olawale, stabbed a 27-year-old Adelakun Quam in Lagos on Sunday.
The victim, Quam was said to have gone to see a friend of his father nicknamed Lago who was celebrating his father’s remembrance.
Speaking with newsmen on Wednesday, Lago said he had invited the officials of the Lagos Neighborhood Safety Corps (LNSC) to secure the entrance of the building where the occasion was held.
“I invited the Lagos Neighborhood Safety Corps (LNSC) not just to secure the vicinity but also to prevent uninvited guests from entering the event because it was strictly by invitation.
“I was in the building when the incident happened, I heard a loud noise outside and I felt it was an accident that happened but when I came outside I discovered that Quam was stabbed, he said.
“We rushed him to a nearby chemist and it was beyond their health facilities and we immediately took him to Lagos Island general hospital, Odan where he is currently receiving treatment.”
According to Vanguard Metro who were at Lagos Island general hospital, where the victim is receiving treatment, the medical doctor confirmed that when he was rushed in, he was seriously bleeding.
The doctor had said; “We left what we were doing and took him immediately to the emergency room and we gave him a tablet to subdue the pain and we plasted the eyes but we are going to run a scan on his eyes.”
The sister of the victim, Adelakun Iswat confirmed that when the ugly incident happened they reported it to Adeniji Central Police Station, located in Lagos Island but the Lagos Neighborhood Safety Corps (LNSC) official had since been on the run.
However, the officer in charge of Adeniji Police station confirmed that the head of Lagos Neighborhood Safety Corps (LNSC) was informed of the incident and promised to provide the suspect as soon possible.