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Man dies while watching football match in bar


A yet to be identified man has died while allegedly watching football in an open bar along the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway in Lagos.

It was learnt that the deceased, a man in his fifties, who always patronise the open bar, prior to the incident, had visited on May 15, 2024, to watch a football game.

But problems arose when it was later found that he was sleeping and that attempts to wake him up were unsuccessful.

The Lagos State Police Spokesperson, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, who confirmed the incident, said on May 15, 2024, at approximately 7:00 PM, the owner of the open bar came to Elere Division to report that the same day, one of his male customers—whose name and address are unknown—died while watching a football game.”

In an additional explanation, Hundeyin stated that when detectives from the division visited the scene, they saw the deceased lying lifeless on the chair without any signs of violence.

“His body has been taken to the Mainland General Hospital in Rusty Yaa for an autopsy. “We are still trying to find his family.

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