Nigerians mourn Gokada CEO Fahim Saleh
The brutal murder of Gokada CEO, Fahim Saleh, has shocked many across the globe, with some notable Nigerians taking to social media to mourn the death of the 33-year-old tech entrepreneur.
Within Nigeria had earlier reported that Fahim Saleh, was yesterday found dead and dismembered in his $2.2 million New York condo, with an electric saw lying next to his remains.
Saleh who founded Gokada in Lagos, Nigeria was murdered in his New York condo. His corpse was found dismembered with his head and limbs at the scene.
“We have a torso, a head that’s been removed, arms, and legs. Everything is still on the scene. We don’t have a motive,” NYPD spokesman Sgt. Carlos Nieves said.
Asides his Nigerian business, the businessman had a thing for ride-sharing companies; he co-founded Pathao in Bangladesh and recently invested in Colombia’s largest motorcycle ride-sharing company, Picap.
The brutal murder of Saleh, a Bentley University alumnus, has been met with shock and grief by many.
Here are reactions from Nigerian Twitter users.
Rest in peace Fahim Saleh.
I'm writing this from a place of pain and loss. You were such an inspiration to me and my team.
Just last week Uzo and I were on a call with Fahim listening to an offer to absorb us into Gokada and a possible buy out. pic.twitter.com/z2nT8Wfnzi
— Abraham Ojes (@abrahamojes) July 15, 2020
Literally just scrolled through the news of Tolulope Arotile, Fahim Saleh and Jahreau Shephard’s deaths simultaneously on my timeline. It’s too much 💔
— Ebuka Obi-Uchendu (@Ebuka) July 15, 2020
We just lost Gokada CEO, Fahim Saleh He was murdered to pieces.
This life is so short.
— Tunde Ednut (@TundeEddnut) July 15, 2020
Rest in peace Tolulope Arotile, and Fahim Saleh. I pray God gives your families and friends the courage to bear the loss.
— Dr. Dípò Awójídé (@OgbeniDipo) July 15, 2020
The painful part about Fahim Saleh getting brutally murdered will be the hot takes about how he must have done something wrong.
— Leo Dasilva (@SirLeoBDasilva) July 15, 2020
The Gokada CEO’s gruesome death is shocking and mad disturbing.
— Ovie (@OvieO) July 15, 2020
What I'm reading about this Fahim Saleh of Gokada is too shocking to be real. Someone used electric saw to chop off his head and limbs?
Humans are truly wicked.
— Nedu Ekeke #BBOG (@Nedunaija) July 15, 2020