VGC Chairman Found Dead in a ‘Running’ Car as Police Launch Investigation

The Lagos State Police Command has commenced an investigation into the death of 42-year-old man, Gihau Mbelu, the Chairman of the Victoria Garden City in the Lekki area of the State.

This was made known by the State public relations officer Benjamin Hundeyin on Saturday, 27th April 2024.

It was gathered from a post made by one Deji Lambo, that the financial adviser and venture capitalist was found unconscious in his C300 4Matic car around 10.10 am on Friday, April 26, 2024, around VGC.

He was, however rushed to the Lagos University Teaching Hospital where he was confirmed dead by a doctor on duty.

Reports say Mbelu was discovered when residents, concerned by the unmoving running car, approached the vehicle and saw the deceased in it.

“Concerned by the discovery, some of the people in the area, upon close observation of the vehicle, found Mbelu in it,” the post read.

“While some people speculated that the 42-year-old man might be sleeping, some other persons, who were bent on ascertaining Mbelu’s true state, reportedly made frantic efforts to wake him up but it proved abortive.

“In a bid to rescue Mbelu, it was learnt that he was rushed to the Lagos University Teaching Hospital where he was reportedly confirmed dead by one of the doctors on duty.

“Mbelu’s corpse was said to have been deposited in the hospital’s morgue. The case was also reported to the police for an investigation to commence to ascertain the circumstances surrounding Mbelu’s death.”

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