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Tension In Ajegunle As Angry ‘Area Boys’ Beat Soldiers To Pulp Over Death Of ‘Black Jesus’

Ajegunle area of Lagos state has been in a tense mode lately after an alarming incident occurred. Not knowing what lies ahead, residents of the area are hoping the outcome doesn’t turn out to be disastrous.

According to eye witnesses, some angry hoodlums in the area unleashed terror on some soldiers who stopped them from beating a driver who crushed a man to death. The incident which happened on Tuesday, 16th April 2019, the soldiers were beaten to a pulp at the Apapa boundary of the area.

This followed the death of their colleague  Kola Mutiu aka ‘Black Jesus’ who was killed by a trailer driver.

According to reports, Black Jesus was crushed to death while trying to collect money from a trailer driver. Eyewitnesses claim the deceased was following the trailer driver whom he was trying to collect money from but the driver refused to settle him.

The driver was trying to get away from the boy by driving fast not knowing that he (Kola) was running after the trailer, that was when the victim was hit and crushed.

He was later rushed to the nearest hospital where he was confirmed dead. The soldiers tried to stop people from beating the trailer driver. When the area boys heard that Black Jesus had died, they turned on the soldiers, as they destroyed their vehicle and also beat them severely.

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