The Lagos State Police Command has confirmed the recovery of the dead body of Oluwabamise Ayanwole, the 22-year-old lady who got missing in transit while on board a BRT bus on 26/2/2022.
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 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 condolence to the bereaved family.
Notwithstanding the death of Oluwabamise, the detectives handling the case would not rest on their oars until her killers are found.
The Command assured the concerned public and the bereaved family that it is closing in on the culprits adding that soon the suspects would be arrested and made to face justice for this murderous act.
While soliciting the cooperation of all and sundry, the command appealed to anyone with additional information that could help the police in arresting the suspects to kindly come forward.
Such information, the command we assured, will be treated with utmost confidentiality.
The Command added that it is ever determined and committed to protection of lives and properties of residents in the state; and has strengthened its security apparatus to prevent a recurrence of this ugly, disturbing incident.