In keeping with a report by The PUNCH, there was apprehension final Thursday on the Awolusi Bus cease within the Alagbado space of Lagos State after residents discovered two artistes lifeless inside a studio within the space.
The musicians recognized as Ajibawo Lawal and Sunday Akhigbe, had been found lifeless round 7am, having reportedly carried out all evening within the studio.
A police supply instructed The PUNCH on Saturday that the residents additionally introduced out a generator and a few onerous medicine from the studio, fuelling speculations that they could have died from fumes or results of onerous medicine.
Policemen from the Alagbado division recovered the 2 corpses.
A resident, Mahfuz Majeed, stated aside from the 2 deceased, two different artists together with the studio supervisor had been discovered mendacity unconscious and rushed to the hospital.
He stated, “No one got here out from the studio whereas a generator was left working. So, neighbours grew to become suspicious and broke into the constructing via the window. Aside from the lifeless artistes, they met two others in a horrible situation. We needed to rush them to a personal hospital. The police have taken over the case and we don’t know the state of the lads within the hospital.”
A police report obtained from the station confirmed the incident, noting that the studio supervisor, recognized as Muritala Azeez, who was stabilised within the hospital, was interrogated by the police.
The report stated, “We obtained a misery name from an nameless caller crowd was seen converging on a studio at Alagbado the place hearsay had it that some individuals died inside.
“Upon receipt of the knowledge, police operatives went to the scene, which is Coded Music Recording Studio at Awolusi bus cease. Two artistes, Ajibawo Lawal, 37, and Sunday Akhigbe, 12, had been met contained in the studio lifeless.
“One Mr Bamidele Olajide, neighbour of the identical handle had earlier met Dare Obadina and Azeez in a crucial situation. A search was carried out contained in the studio and the generator, condoms, bread and meals that the deceased vomited and substances suspected to be onerous medicine, together with Indian hemp had been discovered within the studio.
“In the meantime, one Muritala Azeez, the proprietor of the studio, who’s already in custody, admitted to having employed and stored them there and recognized them as artistes who produce music for him. He additional acknowledged that he was with them bodily on the earlier evening and in a while the telephone with them till 2am of September three.”
The police report famous that the kin of the deceased had been contacted and the case transferred to the State Felony Investigation and Intelligence Division, Panti, Yaba, for additional investigation.
The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Muyiwa Adejobi, confirmed the incident, noting that investigations had been ongoing.
He stated, “Two had been discovered lifeless whereas one other two had been unconscious and rushed to the hospital together with the supervisor of the studio. Preliminary investigation confirmed there was a generator working. Perhaps the fumes of the generator induced the issue however we gained’t simply say that as a result of we’d like medical experience to disclose it. There isn’t any suspect for now as a result of even the proprietor of the studio was additionally unconscious.”