A lady identified as Oluwabunmi Adeola Oladokun, and a man were in the early hours of today, around 5.30am, shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Orisumbare area of Idimu, Lagos State.
According to Sahara Reporters, Oladokun was on her way to her Victoria
Island office when she was shot dead. She was said to have died on the spot while the other victim, a man, whose identity is still unknown managed to escape with a gunshot injury and is currently receiving treatment at a private hospital in the area.
The motive for the gun attack is still unknown but according to eyewitnesses, Oladokun was running and calling for help before she was shot dead by the unknown gunmen.
Oladokun, said to be the only daughter of her parents, whose mother died recently, previously worked with a publishing company that produces a magazine before she recently joined a PR firm on Lagos Island.
The father of the lady, Pastor Peter Oladokun of the Mighty Hand of God church, a popular church in the area, located along Ejigbo Road, Orisumbare, said a neighbour informed him about the attack involving his daughter and that when he got to the scene of the incident, he found his daughter already dead.
He said he had already informed the police who have started investigations. The father said the family would await conclusion on autopsy report before burying her.