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Co-founder of popular eatery, Bukka Hut, Laolu Martins commits suicide



Co-founder of popular eatery, Bukka Hut, Laolu Martins commits suicide

Laolu Martins, Co-founder and executive director of the popular restaurant chain, Bukka Hut has reportedly committed suicide.

The investment banking specialist, Laolu Martins was said to have committed suicide after an alleged long battle with depression.

According to reports, the businessman chose to end it all in his home in the early hours of 3 am on Tuesday, September 27.

His restaurant is home to a wide variety of tasty homemade meals, and it has moaned the loss of its own.

TopNaija understands that despite his financial achievement, he had, however, been battling depression for quite some time before he committed suicide in his apartment.

In a message posted to its users on social media, Bukka Hut sadly reaffirmed his death.

Until his death, he was the CEO of Nigeria International Security Limited, NISL, an independent financial services firm specializing in investments in Nigeria.

Laolu Martins was a chartered stockbroker and a chartered accountant with 12 years of experience in investment banking, corporate banking, stockbroking, asset management, and pension fund management.

He joined Investment Banking & Trust Company Plc, now Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc, where he served in the Financial Control and Trade Finance/Foreign Operations units of the Bank before being seconded to Stanbic IBTC Asset Management Ltd, where at various times he was Financial Controller, Head Asset Management, and lastly, Head Stockbroking.

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