Suspected armed robbers this morning shot dead a driver working at Skye Bank Plc in his car at Olopomeji area of Iyana Oworonsoki, Lagos State, South West Nigeria.

The deceased identified through his identity card as Kamorudeen Akani was reportedly shot dead around 6.30 a.m. yesterday while going to work.

Witnesses said two women with the deceased in the Toyota Camry car with registration number LE NR 307 KJA at the time of the attack were unhurt

The women, it was learnt, were too shocked to comment on the killing of the driver.

Officials of the Rapid Response Squad, RRS were at the scene of the incident but the suspects had escaped.

A woman at the scene, who identified herself as Iya Lati described the incident as shocking, saying the deceased was shot several times in the chest, leaving him in a pool of blood.

The identity card found on him revealed that he lived at 8, Abosede Street, Giwa/Okearo, Ogun State but when sources got there, neighbours said he no longer lived there and that he had packed to another house.

A visit to 2 Oduduwa Street, Oke Aro where he packed to revealed that he was living alone. A neighbour disclosed that he was a former mechanic before he decided to seek employment in the bank.

“He was from Abeokuta, Ogun State and had three brothers living in Lagos. He was a nice fellow, very generous to people. I will miss him,” a neighbour who pleaded anonymity said.

At the headquarters of the bank at Falomo, Head, General Services Department of the bank who refused to disclosed his name said: “We are going to do what we can to give him a befitting burial.