Nigeria: 50 year old journalist found dead in apartment
A Guardian Newspapers journalist identified as Gbenga Fakorede was reportedly found dead in his apartment at Igando area of Lagos State, yesterday.
According to reports, the 50-year-old man was in good health when he slept the night before, only to be discovered died the next day.
A close friend of the deceased named Sulaimon Ogunsakin who described the death as ‘sudden and unnatural’, reported the case at Igando police station.
SP Dolapo Badmos, the Police command spokesperson, said that the deceased lived at No 9, Kajola Street, Igando, in Lagos. He confirmed the incident in a statement: “There was a report that one Gbenga Fakorede about 50 years old, a journalist with the Guardian Newspapers, who hailed from Ekiti State was found dead this morning at about 7.10 am in his room. Case was reported by his friend, one Ogunsakin Sulaimon.”
The police spokesperson also revealed that investigations were ongoing about the mysterious death.