The Lagos state police command has confirmed the arrest of the BRT driver, Andrew Nice, suspected to be responsible for the adoption and murder of 22-year-old Oluwabamise Ayanwole, who got missing on board a BRT bus on February 26.
A statement released by CSP Adekunle Ajisebutu, spokesperson of the state police command, says Andrew was arrested by operatives of the DSS and has been handed over to the police.
The command assured the public that the suspect (driver) will be arraigned in court very soon to face justice.
”We therefore appeal to aggrieved persons and sympathisers not to take the law into their hands as the command is doing everything legally possible to prosecute this case.” the statement read
Bamise was found dead today March 7. Her body was discovered in Ebute Ero.
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According to an eyewitness, 22-year-old Oluwabamise Toyosi Ayanwole was still alive after she was allegedly tossed out of a BRT bus but Good Samaritans were prevented from taking her to the hospital.
Bamise was on her way home from work on Feb. 26, when she boarded a BRT bus at Chevron, Lekki, to take her to Oshodi.
During the journey, she became suspicious as the driver didn’t carry any other passenger and she was alone in the bus.
She had called a friend to express her concerns and did a video telling her friend that she was afraid before she was later found dead. Her friend had advised her to get down at the next bus stop, rather than continue to Oshodi.
Unfortunately, Bamise was found dead in Ebute Ero.
Residents claim she was thrown out of a BRT bus and the bus zoomed off with a jeep following it.
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