Obasanjo Adeola Owoyale: found dead in booth of his car
A bad smell coming from a car near a school in north Nicosia, Cyprus led to the discovery of a body in the trunk, later identified as that of a 33-year-old Nigerian Obasanjo Adeola Owoyale.
He was described as a PhD holder in architecture. He graduated from Cyprus International University.
He had first Studied Architecture at Federal University of Technology Yola and also attended Covenant Christian Academy.
He was declared missing on July 1 according to local reports and found dead on 8 July.
His body was discovered wrapped in a blanket, reported KNews. It was not clear whether the Nigerian had a familial connection with Nigeria’s former leader, Olusegun Obasanjo. On his Facebook profile, he wrote that he was from Ilorin, Kwara state.
The car belonging to Obasanjo Adeola Owoyale: his body was found in the booth wrapped in a blanket
According to Turkish Cypriot media, concerned citizens noticed a foul smell in broad daylight coming from a parked vehicle near a school in north Nicosia on Monday. Police were notified and immediately sealed off the area before inspecting the vehicle.
Based on preliminary findings, Obasanjo was believed to have been killed elsewhere, then wrapped in a blanket and placed in the trunk of the vehicle. Someone then drove the car and disposed of the body by abandoning the vehicle with the dead body inside.