The family of billionaire businessman, Anselm Tabansi, who is also the owner of popular Lagos hotel, Maison Fahrenheit and Svengali furniture, have been thrown into mourning following the death of their son, Jesse.
According to online sources, Jesse who is just in his 20s, a fast rising pop star who had singles like Ki lon waso, Last Time, Shake, Boma Ye among others and was also being groomed to take over his father’s businesses, died in a car crash. He was said to have been riding with his friend when their car, got involved in an accident. Jesse died on the spot while his friend survived the accident.
Friends of the late son of the billionaire businessman have all taken to social media, to pen down tributes to him.
This is coming few months after DJ Olu, son of billionaire businessman Dapo Abiodun was also found dead in his car. The Lagos State Police Command also recovered substances suspected to be hard drugs from a car in which another friend of the hip hop musician, David Adeleke, a.k.a Davido, Olugbenga Abiodun DJ Olu died.
According to Punch, operatives from the Ikoyi Police Division received a distress call that two young men were lying lifeless in a car.
It was learnt that the corpses had been deposited in the Lagos State Teaching Hospital morgue, for post-mortem to find the actual cause of death.
A police woman told the newspaper, “They were found dead in the car and blood was coming out of their noses and mouths. A doctor was also at the scene. Physical examination of the bodies indicated that the victims must have died of an overdose of substances suspected to be hard drugs. The substances were found in the car.”
Also confirming the incident, the Lagos State Acting Commissioner of Police, Edgar Imohimi, said the police recovered substances suspected to be drugs from the victims.
He, however, said the police would subject the substances to laboratory tests for identification.
Imohimi, told the newspaper that, “They were found dead in the garage. Some substances suspected to be drugs were found in the vehicle.
“But in any case, autopsies would be carried out to know the cause of death. There were no marks of violence on their bodies.
“Let the autopsies explain the cause of death. The substances will also be analysed. We need expert opinion and it is being done.”