Okadaman Kills Passenger On New Year Day Over Money

Killings these days is sure becoming something else. A young man of 20, Joshua Johnson, has been stabbed to death by a commercial motorcyclist (Okada rider) on Akanni Street, Ahmadiya, Lagos.

The Okadaman, who’s said to be on the run, also inflicted injury on the deceased’s friend, identified as Gbenga. What led to the fight and stabbing to death?

It was gathered that the late Joshua Johnson, Gbenga and one other friend, Segun, had gone to reveal at Glasshouse, an event centre in the New Oko-Oba, Agege, area of Lagos

The friends were said to have taken two Okada while returning home around 12am on Sunday.

On getting to their area, Akanni Street, where Johnson and Gbenga wanted to alight, an argument was said to have ensued between them and the Okadaman over the fare, which degenerated into a fight.

A resident of the area, Sola Kamaru told Punch that the Okadaman stabbed Johnson and Segun in the process and fled the scene.

The incident happened around 1am on Sunday. Police say they are on the trail of the Okadama.

Sadly, Johnson died just one hour after seeing the new year.