Family announces burial arrangement for cyclist Afolabi Mabogunje killed by robbers

Dr Afolabi Mabogunje cyclist stabbed by robbers

Cyclist Afolabi Mabogunje, who died after being stabbed in the neck by robbers along Ikorodu Road in Lagos, will be buried on September 29, 2021, the family has announced.

Mabogunje, 58, was waiting for his co-cyclists at about 5 am on Thursday, September 9, 2021, when hoodlums on a motorcycle robbed him of his phone.

The information technology consultant was first taken to Gbagada General Hospital before being transferred to Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja where he underwent surgery. He went into a coma post-surgery and died on Wednesday, September 15.

An obituary seen by on Thursday showed that the wake and evening of tributes will be held on September 28 at 10 Degrees Event Center, A2 Billings Way, Industrial Estate, Oregun, Ikeja.

Mabogunje’s remains will be laid to earth privately after the funeral service at Cathedral Church of Christ, Marina, Lagos.

The funeral will be beamed live on Zoom for the public to join.

Mabogunje is survived by parents, wife, children, siblings, nieces and nephews.