Lamidi Ismaila, popularly known as Baba Afeez has been found dead on Sunday in Moniya, Ibadan, Oyo State. The 55-year-old was a carpenter, OYOGist.com reports.
According to a member of his family who spoke to our correspondent, Baba Afeez was reported missing on Saturday, 19th June 2020.
Speaking with OYOGist.com, his son said Lamidi did not tell his family where he was going when he left the house but said he “needed to get food on the table for the house”.
On Sunday, 20th June, Baba Afeez’s friend found one of his slippers on Moniya road, this was when blood was noticed trickling away. Baba Afeez’s friend and sons traced the blood till the blood stopped.
The group eventually went from hospital to hospital in around Akindele where the slipper was found search of Baba Afeez, however, all efforts to find Lamidi were unsuccessful.
Baba Afeez’s body was eventually found after hours of searching on the express road after a friend of the family who drives a taxi informed the family of a body by the road side.
The family tried to pick the butchered body up and begin its funeral arrangement for the deceased but were intercepted by the police who decided they needed to carry out investigations on the butchered corpse.
The Oyo State police command is carrying out investigations to find the perpetrators of this gruesome murder.
Lamidi Ismaila is survived by wife and eight children.
May his soul Rest In Peace.