Missing BRT passenger Oluwabamise Ayanwole was discovered dead in Lagos

Missing BRT passenger Oluwabamise Ayanwole was discovered dead in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command regrets to inform the public that Oluwabamise Ayanwole, the 22-year-old lady who went missing in transit while on board a BRT bus on February 26, 2022, has been found dead. The corpse was found lying on the Carter Bridge by Ogogoro Community, Lagos, Lagos Island. The corpse has been deposited at the morgue of the Mainland Hospital, Yaba, for autopsy.

The spokesman for the Lagos Police Command, CSP Adekunle Ajisebutu revealed that the bereaved family has been contacted, and family members have identified the corpse as that of Oluwabamise Ayanwole, the lady earlier declared missing.

The Commissioner of Police, Abiodun Alabi, is saddened by this incident and, therefore, expresses, on behalf of the management, officers, and men of the command, his heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family.

Notwithstanding the death of Oluwabamise, the detectives handling the case would not rest on their oars until her killers were found.

We, therefore, assure the concerned public and the bereaved family that we are closing on on the culprits and we are sure that soon the suspects would be arrested and made to face justice for this murderous act.

While soliciting the cooperation of all and sundry, we once again appeal to anyone with additional information that could help the police in arresting the suspects to kindly oblige us. Such information, we assure, will be treated with utmost confidentiality.

The Command is ever determined and committed to the protection of the lives and properties of residents in the state; and has strengthened its security apparatus to prevent a recurrence of this ugly and disturbing incident.

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