A young man identified only as Onyibo was said to have died after engaging in a drinking competition during the Sallah celebration at the Orile Iganmu area of Lagos State.
The man who was in a drinking spree with his friends died after vomiting blood.
According to a Police officer, the friends of the decease dumped him in a shop for the fear of being apprehended.
“One Asimiu reported that a man popularly known as Onyibo was found dead in his shop at Alafia bus-stop.”
Also reporting the incident was an eyewitness who spoke under anonymity, “Onyibo and his friends, mostly touts and street urchins were seen drinking heavily during the day.
“They were competing over who would finish some bottles of some locally brewed spirit popularly called Sepe.
“It was during the contest that Onyibo collapsed. His friends who tried to revive him immediately took him away.
“When they were unable to bring him back to life, they quickly abandoned him in a workshop and fled for fear of possible arrest by the police.”