May 31, 2016 – LUTH Doctor Thomas Adekoya Cole Killed By Area Boys For Refusing To Pay N50000 Land Settlement Fee
How Ogun Area Boys Stabbed LUTH Doctor Thomas Adekoya Cole To Death Over Unpaid Land Fee
More details have emerged on the murdered LUTH Doctor, Thomas Adekoya Cole.
The consultant orthopaedic surgeon was hacked to death by some area boys in Ogun state during the preparation for Ogun festival.
The 60-year-old Doctor travelled to his hometown over the weekend for the Ogun festival where he was ordered to pay N50,000 in land charges.
Dr Cole was hacked by the hoodlums in Itele area of Ijebu East LGA of Ogun State over his refusal to pay the requested money on Sunday.
He was rushed to a private hospital in the town where he was confirmed dead. One of the traditional worshippers, identified as Omotayo Ogunbowale, had earlier on Saturday been hacked to death by the hoodlums.
8 Area Boys have been arrested in connection with Dr Cole’s murder.