The proprietor of Austin Pharmacy, Austin Umweni, died on Wednesday after he was hit and killed by a Mercedes Benz car while he was jogging early in the morning on Airport Road, Benin
The remains of Umweni, an avid keep fit apostle, has been taken to the mortuary.
When his pharmacy was visited on Igun Street, members of staff were seen discussing the incident in low tone.
One of the members of staff who could not contain his emotion wondered why their boss should suffer such a fate.
The staff said, “This should not have happened to our boss who is an avid keep fit apostle. He was a gentleman who took care of people. I pray the Lord will give his family and those who work for him the fortitude to bear this great loss.”
According to a source, members of deceased family were at the state traffic division on Sapele Road, urging the police to fish out the driver who snuffed life out from their breadwinner.
When contact, Police Public Relations Officer, Edo State Command, SP Kontongs Bello confirmed the incident but said the report was yet to get to his office.