A young Nigerian lady identified as, Miss Oluwabamise Ayanwola, who was declared missing after boarding a Lagos Bus Rapid Transit vehicle, has been found dead, DAILY GIST has gathered on Monday.
It was gathered that her corpse was dropped on Lagos Island by a BRT vehicle and a jeep.
Upon sighting the corpse by the roadside, an unknown man reportedly informed officials of Ebute Ero Police Station on Saturday evening.
The corpse according to reports was later taken to the Mainland Hospital mortuary.
The Lagos police spokesperson, Adekunle Ajisebutu in a statement obtained by DAILY GIST on Monday, said the body was found lying on the Carter Bridge by Ogogoro Community, Lagos Island.
He said the family of the deceased has been notified and her remains deposited at the morgue of the Mainland Hospital, Yaba, for autopsy.
“The Commissioner of Police, Abiodun Alabi, fdc, mnim, psc, is saddened by this incident and, therefore, expresses, on behalf of the management, officers and men of the command, his heartfelt condolence to the bereaved family,” the statement read.
“Notwithstanding the death of Oluwabamise, the detectives handling the case would not rest on their oars until her killers are 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.
Ajisebutu, on Monday afternoon said the driver of the bus, who is a prime suspect in the murder case, had been arrested.
DAILY GIST reported that the 22year old lady was declared missing after returning to Ota from Ajah on Saturday, February 26 when she boarded a BRT bus with number 240257 going to Oshodi at about 7 p.m. at Chevron Bus-Stop.
It was gathered that the victim worked as a Fashion Designer at Chevron Estate, Ajah and spent weekends at Ota, Ogun State, with her sister.