A man named Makanjuola Ayedun from Isanlu community, Yagba East Local Government Area of Kogi State has reportedly crushed his wife, Mrs Nike Ayedun to death with a car. The incident occurred at Gwagwalada, Abuja on Friday, May 14, 2021 around 10pm.
According to SaharaReporters, it is acquired that Ayedun knocked down his wife, Nike, a staff member of World Bank office at Asokoro, Abuja while reversing his car. It was learnt that due to the speed, the car crossed an untarred road and crashed into a building where some things were destroyed.
It was learnt that Ayedun wanted to flee when he realised that he had killed his wife, blaming the incident on brakes failure.
A source that spoke with SaharaReporters however told the media outlet that it was not an accident.
According to the source who has close ties with the family, said the man had always physically assaulted his wife. The latest was over a safe box she got for the purpose of saving money for her son who demanded a huge birthday party.
Makanjuola broke it and she confronted him and he retaliated by beating her and he collected her phone so that she could not call anyone. Then the man went outside and turned on his car ignition while Nike ran to the gate demanding her phone. The husband threatened he would crush and kill her, and before she knew what was happening, the man knocked her down with full force while reversing the car.