Man Dies Mysteriously On Wedding Eve


man dies on wedding eve in lagosThe late Babalola & wife-to-be

July 17, 2012 – Man Dies Mysteriously On Wedding Eve

The relatives of a 32 year old man identified as Yussuf Babatunde Babalola are still trying to uncover the mystery behind his sudden death few hours before his wedding. Poison has been suspected as the cause of his death.

The Mysterious Death Of Yussuf Babatunde Babalola

According to pm report, Mr Babalola woke up at around 6:30am on Thursday July 12, 2012, the scheduled date of his marriage registry. He told his wife-to-be, Kudirat of a stomach upset issue.

Kudirat immediately raise an alarm when Babalola’ pains became unbearable. He was rushed to the hospital where he was declared dead 2 hours later.

According to a close friend of late Babalola, on getting to his apartment on Wright Street, Ebutte –Metta, South west Nigeria, Babalola who was unconscious, was later taken to Mt. Sinai Hospital, Yaba but the doctor on duty referred them to Lagos Medical Centre, inside the Nigerian Railway compound where the deceased was confirmed dead.

Another source said doctors discovered a black substance in his mouth which indicates poisoning.

Before his burial, his friends and family members separately called four doctors and a herbalist to further certify that Babatola was actually dead because of the mystery surrounding the way he died.

“We were told to go and bury him at about 3.30 when it was confirmed that Yussuf had died,” said his friend.

All attempts to speak with the bride who is eight months pregnant proved abortive as she was said to have been devastated by the groom’s death.

Apart from the registry, the late Yussuf Babalola was said to have also been planning to hold his engagement ceremony on Saturday, 14 July, 2012 at the Army Officers’ Mess, Yaba, Lagos and his friends had bought the traditional aso-ebi for the ceremony.

Is it black magic or something ?

The unsolved mystery remains who killed Mr Babalola?