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Promising Young Nigerian Shot Dead By Robbers, Police Look Helpless

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A promising young Nigeria was robbed, shot and killed by robbers in Jibowu, a neighbourhood in Lagos, Nigeria, as family member reveals ‘Nigerian police stood and watched as he gasped for air.’

  • David Ntekim-Rex was on his way home on Friday night when he was robbed
  • The young promising tech guy was shot around 8 pm
  • The nurses ignored him
  • Nigerian police stood and watched as he gasped for air

A young tech guy David Ntekim-Rex carrying a laptop was killed on Friday night in Africa’s top innovative city after he was attacked by robbers, report says.

How it happened

“My ‘auntie’ has three sons. She’s always crazy about them. The middle child, David, is the most promising. He’s a tech guy; very young, very brilliant. David was on his way home on Friday night when he was robbed, shot and killed around Jibowu. Please say a prayer for my aunt.

David was taken to the military hospital around the area, the nurses ignored him. The doctor came around and kept asking who they all were. It took a senior nurse to come out and start checking for a pulse. He had lost a lot of blood at this point.

The police then took David and his family to Sabo, where they looked for the laptop that he had on him instead of giving them a police report. The police officers were drunk and kept being unreasonable. He was finally released to his family, and they got to LUTH around 12:30 am.

David wasn’t attended to by the doctors at LUTH. He was there till the family was convinced he couldn’t be alive because he had no pulse. The doctors refused to administer any test to see if he was alive, Roy Mustang wrote.

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