Following the Lekki shootings on Tuesday night, it was said that the corpse of a young man named folorunsho Olabisi who died of gunshots was deposited at the mortuary of St. Nicholas hospital, Lagos.
Pictures and tweets about Folorunsho surfaced online claiming that his relatives found his body in one of the most popular hospitals in Lagos, St. Nicholas. It was also reported that he was shot three times and he was buried on 25th of October. However, St. Nicholas already confirmed that there was no corpse as such in their morgue, the management already shared the confirmation on their social media pages to debunk the rumor.
St. Nicholas Hospital fully identify with the current situation and our sympathy is with the victims of the unfortunate incident. However, false information, especially at this critical times, should not be encouraged.
Please note that the said victim never presented at any of pic.twitter.com/FK7JZ21bnE
— St. Nicholas Hospital (@StNicholas_ng) October 25, 2020