Video: US Man Nearly Killed By Cab Driver He Joined At Lagos Airport Identified. Suspect Arrested

by Bamidele Ogunberu Posted on September 14th, 2017

Lagos, Nigeria. Sept 13th: Full identity of the American man who survived a bloody attack once linked to Badoo cultists in Ikorodu, Lagos, has been revealed today. Mr. Robert Bob Wheeler is an American Professor and the Dean at School of Business and Economics (SBE), Pennsylvania State University. He once worked with the Tony Elumelu Foundation in Nigeria as a consultant in 2015.

The suspect, identified as Leo, who tried to kill him on August 25, 2017, is now in police net after almost three weeks on the run. The video that has been circulating on social media shows the American man soaked in his own blood after his attacker had cracked his skull with pestle.

The victim’s LinkedIn page, reveals that Mr. Wheeler had worked as a corporate attorney in major firms in New York City and Washington, DC. He served as the Director of MBA Admissions at Georgetown University, and as Assistant Dean and Director of the MBA Program at The Pennsylvania State University. He was the Chief Operating Officer for Executive Education at the University of Texas at Austin and was a member of the faculty at Penn State and Texas, teaching Business Communications.

Photo: US Man Nearly Killed By Cab Driver He Joined At Lagos Airport Identified Suspect Arrested.jpg

Mr. Wheeler was also the Chief Operating Officer for the Aga Khan’s University of Central Asia based in Kyrgyzstan (responsible for construction of three campuses of the university in Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan).  He was a consultant to the Tony Elumelu Foundation in Nigeria on a new business school, and he also helped develop the curriculum for an online entrepreneurship curriculum for a major initiative that promoted entrepreneurship across Africa.

Mr. Wheeler holds a Juris Doctorate from Syracuse University and a Masters in Business Administration from Georgetown University.

US Man Nearly Killed For Rituals By Cab Driver He Joined At Lagos Airport (Video)

Lagos, Nigeria. August 28th. A caucasian male, an expatriate from the USA, is lucky to be alive as the driver of the taxi he joined on arrival at Murtala Mohammed International Airport in Lagos Nigeria turned out to be a ritualist who made a diversion along the way and tried to slaughter him for rituals with a machete (cutlass).

The expatriate was rescued and the ritualist was handed over to the police by good Samaritans who may have over head the scuffle as the expatriate fought for his life.

Photo: Expatriate, Robert Bob Wheeler, Nearly Killed For Rituals By Cab Driver, Leo Who Picked Him From Lagos Airport

Police have not disclosed any names but the ritualist is suspected to be a member of the dreaded Badoo cult group in Ikorodu area of Lagos state, notorious for ritualistic killings according to online reports.

Read below what was shared a social media user who claims knowledge of the incident;

Good morning all. Pls for those living in Ikorodu please be vigilant o. My friend Agnes sent me this voice note yesterday and pictures about another friend of ours called Dupe who has been living with Badoo but didn’t know. The guy is a cab man. He picked up an expatriate from the airport (American Man) and took him home and used mortal and cutlass to butcher him. To God be the glory he survived.

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