A civil engineer in Agege, Lagos State had set himself ablaze because of an undisclosed domestic issues led to his wife moving out o their home.
The wan popularly called Iya Muti is engineer Mukaila’s second wife and the union had produced 3 children.
According to an anonymous family source, for some years now, uncle has been behaving as if he was under an influence of voodoo because his second wife has been in control of his life.
The 54 year old man has abandoned his first wife and her children without providing for there upkeep.
All efforts to know the reason for their separation was abortive as the man’s response to any inquiry on the issue is “kole yeyin” meaning you can’t understand.
Another family source confirmed that Engineer Mukaila had threatened several times to kill himself if Iya Muti does not return home, but the family and friends didn’t take his threat seriously.
On the fateful day, Tuesday 6th June, 2017, engineer Mukaila drove himself to the wife’s new apartment in Magodo, after informing his workers that he was going to a meeting in Victoria Island and the next thing we heard was that he poured petrol on himself and set himself ablaze.
Engineer Mukaila suffered a first degree burnt and he’s currently receiving treatment at the Intensive Care Unit of Gbagada General Hospital, Lagos