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Another Nigerian, Jelili Omoyele, was shot dead in Johannesburg yesterday, according to the Nigeria Union, South Africa.


Its President, Mr Adetola Olubajo, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on telephone from Johannesburg that Omoyele, a.k.a Ja Rule and native of Ibadan, Oyo State, was killed at a parking lot at Doornfontein, Gauteng Province.

The 35-year-old victim was a cellular phone technician,

Olubajo said a fact-finding team on the scene led by him and the National Welfare Officer, Mr. Trust Owoyele, met an eyewitness, Mr Sipususo Mkalipi, a South African taxi driver, who confirmed the killing.

“The deceased and the son of the caretaker of a parking lot had an argument over an unpaid R300 (N11,400) rent.

“The witness said that the deceased decided to leave his car in the parking lot till Monday because he had no money to pay, but the caretaker’s son shot him on his way out of the building.

“Omoyele gave up the ghost a few minutes later,” he said.

Olubajo said Mkalipi was the driver, who brought the victim to the parking lot.

According to him, a murder docket has been opened at Jeppe police station near Johannesburg while the case has been forwarded to the union’s legal adviser, Mr Omoreige Ogboro, for a follow-up.

The Nigeria Union President also said the incident had been reported to the Nigerian Mission in South Africa.

“We implore the mission to give necessary support to the union in order to ensure that justice is served. Omoyele is survived by a pregnant wife also in South Africa and his parents in Nigeria,” he said.

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