t was pandemonium on Saturday when two
brothers from the same parents were admitted at
the General Hospital, Ikorodu after fighting each
other over a bowl of garri.
The incident happened on Abiola Street, Ibeshe
titun, Ikorodu, Lagos State.
According to eye-witnesses, the two brothers,
Tosin and Yakubu, who are in their late twenties,
were drinking garri in the same bowl when the elder
brother (Tosin), discovered that Yakubu was too
fast for him and he hit the younger sibling with a
hard object on the head which made the victim to
In an attempt to run away from being manhandled
by residents of the community, Tosin hit his
manhood against an iron rod.
The two brothers were both rushed to the General
Hospital in Ikorodu as a result of the serious
injuries they both after t.
The older brother (Tosin) was confirmed to be a
bricklayer while the younger brother (Yakubu)
works as a carpenter in a nearby workshop.
Investigation revealed that both brothers do not live
with their parents and their relations have since
condemned the act.
One of their neighbours, who did not want be
named, while reacting to the incident, said that, “we
took them to a nearby hospital, ‘LifeGuard’ but they
were rejected so we had to quickly rush them to
the General Hospital.
“It is a serious case because no one would have
expected Tosin an Yakubu to fight over a bowl of
garri. I just hope that they respond to treatment
early enough so that they can continue with their lives’
Posted by SMD @sm_demigod