A young, possibly troubled man, Bakare Babalola Rotimi jnr is currently cooling off in police detention for allegedly killing his father and stabbing his mother, who is now in critical condition.
24 year old Rotimi who has lived in Ireland since he was 7, was brought back to Nigeria after he refused to go to school and had delved into a life of drugs. On Sunday 4th of December, Rotimi Jnr finalized plans to kill both parents in their Magodo home. He snuck up on his father who had gone to urinate early that morning, armed with a knife, he commanded his father, Rotimi snr, to lie on his chest before stabbing him on the back.
A family source revealed that Rotimi jnr was having issues with his parents over his refusal to go to school. He is the third of the family’s 3 boys. The late Babalola Bakare Rotimi snr owned a petrol station called ”BBR” situated at palm Avenue, Ikeja ,Lagos. May the soul of the departed, rest in peace.