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Family of killed Ericsson engineer blames hospital, seeks justice

Samson Folarin The family of a slain engineer with Ericsson Nigeria, Adebayo Akinwunmi, who was shot dead by armed robbers, have asked the police to hunt down his killers. The family also faulted a Lagos hospital, Reddington Hospital, Ikeja, for allegedly rejecting the victim due to lack of a police report. Adebayo was killed on […]
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