Tuesday, October 19

Nigerian Cyclist dies days after being stabbed by armed robbers while waiting for other cyclists

A Nigerian cyclists has died after he was stabbed by armed robbers who attacked him while he was waiting for his fellow cyclists.

Afolabi Mabogunje was stabbed last Thursday,  September 9, at Shodex in Anthony, Lagos.

He managed to apply pressure to the spot where he was stabbed and he cycled back to Gbagada General hospital.

His wife, a doctor, attended to him alongside others, a friend named Dr Yinka Awoyemi said.

He was the transferred to another hospital where he was operated on.

Nigerian Cyclist dies days after being stabbed by armed robbers while waiting for other cyclists

Sadly, the “jugular vein had been breached” the friend said, and Mabogunje, aka Mabogs, died in the early hours of today.

The cyclist community have paid tribute to him via a Facebook post.e

Nigerian Cyclist dies days after being stabbed by armed robbers while waiting for other cyclists

 

Friends and acquaintances have also paid tribute.

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