One of the co-founders of a popular Lagos-based eatery, Bukka Hut, Laolu Martins, has been confirmed dead.

The death of the Martins who was in the banking sector was revealed on Tuesday night.

In a statement on Wednesday, the family of the confirmed his death the banker with over 21 years of experience in investment banking, corporate banking, stockbroking, asset and pension fund management.

The statement read:

“We hereby solicit the support and understanding of everyone as the family grieves the loss of our beloved Laolu in our Buprivacy.

“Our kind request is that you support the family – wife, children, aged mother and father and his siblings with your prayers at this difficult time.

“Further announcements will be made by the family,”

The deceased started his career with PricewaterhouseCoopers in 1999.