How 1970s Notorious Armed Robber, Oyenusi, Made Light of His Execution.

Posted by Timige, On 28 Jun, 2022 | Updated On 28 Jun, 2022 No Comments »



Oyenusi Armed Robber
1970s notorious armed robber, Dr. Ishola Oyenusi made light of his execution from a day before to the last moment.

“It was no laughing matter in Lagos when eight Nigerian robbers were executed; but this one made light of the situation as a priest prayed for him seconds before he faced the firing squad. It was no laughing matter in Lagos when eight Nigerian robbers were executed; but this one made light of the situation as a priest prayed for him seconds before he faced the firing squad”- The Daily Telegraph: Date- 9th September 1971.

The man in this photo happens to be one of the “Dangerous 7” that was executed with the Infamous Dr Ishola Oyenusi.Before his execution he carried out a loud scream “ I am Innocent!!!” before the bullets came hitting his body and seizing life out of him.

Before their execution, Oyenusi requested for a goat to be killed and prepared for him and his comrades as their last meal. They had a goat party and they were executed the next day at the Bar Beach, Victoria Island, Lagos.

Source: Asiri

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