Super TV CEO, Michael Usifo Ataga has passed away. His death was made known to the public on June 17, 2021, he died at the age of 49. He was allegedly stabbed to death by his girlfriend(name withheld).
Michael Usifo Ataga, who was a week away to his 50 years birthday was reportedly missing on Sunday from his home in Banana Island, Lagos, this announcement was made by his concerned friends and family after all efforts to reach him proved abortive.
Ataga was survived by his wife, manager in Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC and children, they resides in Abuja while he resided in Banana Island, Lagos. After every effort to reach was unsuccessful they continue their search to check on him at his Victoria Island office. He wasn’t there as well, this brought in more panic among his family and friends.
As they continue in search of him, his lifeless body was found on Thursday June 17, 2021 in a flat in Lekki phase 1, Lagos with multiple stable wounds. It was also disclose that a series of withdrawal has been carried out from his GT bank account.
After his death and the remains of his body found, the Dss team begins their investigation to find out who carried out this gruesome murder of the Nigeria Billionaire. It was then disclose that he rented Airbnb in Lekki, Lagos where he and stay together with a girl he met barely two weeks ago.
Usifo who felt more comfortable meeting with his side chic outside his home and hers, to prevent noisy neighbors from prying, rented an Airbnb in Lekki, Lagos where they both checked into before the unfortunate incidence.
Following his disappearance, a combined team of concerned friends, family members, the police and DSS operatives all the way from Abuja through the concerted efforts of the wife, were said to have tracked down the owner of the Airbnb, who received payment from the woman’s bank account into which Ataga had previously made a transfer for the payment to. The apartment was reportedly broken into and that was where he was found dead with multiple stabs in his neck, chest and thigh.
After the side chic left the apartment following his gruesome death, money began to disappear from Atage’s Guaranty Trust Bank account and it was an email from Ataga’s email address asked for a change in his account details, did the withdrawals stop.
With this, GTBank put an embargo on the account to prevent any further withdrawal. The girl and the owner of Airbnb in Lekki has been apprehended. Investigation is still going on and more information still Unfolding.