Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has assured Lagosians that the Bus Rapid Transit System, known as BRT, remains safe despite the disappearance and murder of a passenger, Bamise Ayanwole.
The governor gave the assurance via a tweet on his verified Twitter handle.
Sanwo-Olu condemned the murder and said that the state would leave no stone unturned in the investigation and arrest of everyone found culpable in the kidnap and death of Bamise.
He said: “Dear Lagosians, the life of every citizen of the state matters to us, and we do not take the security of our people for granted.
“We will therefore leave no stone unturned in the investigation and arrest of everyone found culpable in the kidnap and death of Oluwabamise Ayanwola.
“The driver of the BRT bus involved in this unfortunate incident has been arrested, and Lagos Bus Service Ltd have been directed to cooperate with security agencies in their investigations, so that the full weight of the law is brought down on all involved in this ugly incident.
“To Oluwabamise’s family and loved ones, my thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time, may the Almighty God console you. I hereby give you my word that JUSTICE WILL BE SERVED.
“To fellow Lagosians, I assure you that I am following all the investigations closely, and will ensure that Oluwabamise gets the justice she deserves.
“I also assure you all that the BRT services remain safe, despite this condemnable act.
“Once again, my sincere condolences to the Ayanwola family. May Oluwabamise’s soul Rest In Peace. Amen.”
Newsbreak reported that the remains of Bamise were discovered on Monday morning after she went missing on February 26, 2022.