Cameroonian househelp, Leudjoe Koyemen Joel, who stabbed his boss, Dayo Adeleke, to death at her home in Parkview estate in Lagos state on December 20th 2016, has been sentenced to death.
Joel stabbed 33-year-old Dayo who was at the time engaged and preparing for her wedding. His grouse was that she refused to grant him the 2-weeks salary advance he requested for. Read story here.
Delivering judgement in the case today May 21st, Justice Adedayo Akintoye ruled that Joel is guilty and is to die by hanging.
Dayo’s family in a statement released today, said they are consoled that justice has finally been served. Read the statement below
“On the night of 20th December 2016, we received the news that our daughter, sister, and friend Dayo Enioluwa Adeleke, was brutally slaughtered in cold blood whilst defenceless and in the solace of her own home by her Cameroonian domestic help, Joel Ledjou. Words cannot adequately describe the complete and utter devastation and sorrow that her…