The Government of Lagos State has ordered a coroner’s inquest to know what caused the death of late Bimbo, the wife of famous car dealer in Lagos state, Ikechukwu Ogbonna, popularly known as IVD.
It was recalled that Bimbo passed away on the 15th of October, 2022 from several injuries sustained in her matrimonial home.
According to a statement issued out today, Tuesday, the state’s Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Moyosore Onigbanjo, disclosed that a thorough investigation would be carried out to ascertain the source of Bimbo’s death.
The statement added that the result from the investigation would be made public and appropriate sanctions meted out to anyone found culpable of the act.
“A Coroner’s Inquest has immediately been requested, in line with sections 14 and 15 of the Coroners’ Systems Law, Laws of Lagos State 2015, to determine the cause and circumstances of death.
“By Section 14(1)(d) of the Coroners’ System Law of the State: “A report of death shall be made to any of the agencies for the report of death or the office of the Coroner and be subject to post-mortem examination where there is reasonable cause to believe that the cause of death was: violent, unnatural or suspicious.”
“Section 15(1) and (9) further enjoins the Coroner to hold an inquest whenever he or she is informed that the death of the deceased person was in a violent, unnatural or suspicious situation or believes an inquest is desirable following the report of a reportable death.” the statement reads partly
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