Bride-to-be killed by cleaner over salary advance

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OrijoReporter.com, Dayo Adeleke

A bride-to-be, Miss Dayo Adeleke, has been killed in Lagos State by a 22-year-old Cameroonian, Joel Ludguo, who worked for her family as cleaner at Prince Tayo Adesanya Street, Park View Estate, Ikoyi, Lagos.

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Late Miss Adeleke and her bereaved fiance were expected to walk down the aisle early next year, according to family sources.

Sources said she lost her father in 2014, and lived with her mother in their family house at Park View Estate.

It was said her alleged killer, Ludguo, approached her for his December salary on Tuesday but she told him she had no naira notes because she just returned from United States.

Despite the deceased’s plea for patience, it was said that the suspect, who is currently in police custody at the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Yaba, Lagos State, stabbed her to death later that day.

It was further gathered that Late Miss Adeleke was an alumna of Queens College, Lagos, and employed her alleged killer through a church member about two months ago.

In a in a tribute to the deceased on his Facebook account, Jide Obanikoro, son of ex-minster of defence wrote: “Iku ni Oro they say in my language. Today I feel extremely low with the knowledge of TemiDayo passing on, how can such a beautiful spirited human depart just like that, I wish I could ask God WHY but who I’m I to question the Almighty. My heart goes to the Adeleke family and all of Dayos friends on this immeasurable loss, a loss so painful it eats deep into everyone’s skins. Dayo was indeed an angel. Your person and ways will be missed by all those you touched in your short visitation to the world. I have no iota of doubt that you lived a good life and I’m 110% sure your journey back is to heaven to be with the Creator. Till we meet again Temidayo Adeleke, RIP.”

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