According to reports, a woman named Annie Ofili, residing in Greenville Estate located in the Ajah region of Lagos State, have fatally stabbed her friend, Glory Okon to death.

As per reports, Okon visited Ofili at her residence, and while they were alone in Ofili’s apartment, an argument ensued which eventually led to a physical altercation. It is reported that during the scuffle, Ofili grabbed a knife from the kitchen and allegedly used it to stab her friend in the neck.

According to a resident who spoke to Punch, no one knew the cause of the argument between the women that escalated into the unfortunate incident resulting in Okon’s death.

The resident mentioned that despite attempts to separate the women when they heard them shouting, they were unable to do so as the door was locked.

However, the source went on to say that the landlord and other neighbors in the building managed to force the door open. Upon gaining entry into Ofili’s apartment, they found that she had allegedly stabbed Okon multiple times in the neck and back.

According to the resident, “We heard both of them shouting in the room of one of the tenants and quickly ran there. When we got there, we met the door locked, forced it open and rushed in.

“When we entered, we met Ofili on top of her friend with a knife, and her friend was in a pool of blood with knife stabs in her neck and at the back

“We made an attempt to rescue Okon by quickly taking her to the general hospital located in CMS, Lagos Island.

However, upon arrival, a doctor on duty confirmed that she had passed away”. He said. And Ofili’s landlord reported the case at the Ajah Police Station.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the incident and the arrest of Ofili.

According to Hundeyin, the body was removed and taken to the mortuary at Mainland General Hospital in Yaba for examination and preservation.

Additionally, he mentioned that the perpetrator would be moved to the State Criminal Investigation Department in Panti, Yaba, for a thorough investigation.