Driver of the BRT bus suspected over the kidnapping and Killing of a 22-year-old passenger, Oluwabamise Ayanwole has said his vehicle was hijacked by gunmen.
He stated this in an interview with TVC, insisting, he knows nothing about the gunmen or have no relationship with them.
The driver also said the gunmen dragged Bamise out of the bus.
He said Bamise struggled with them, crying for help but gun was already pointed on his head with fear all over his heart, he was unable to help her.
He said at a location, the gunmen commanded him to stop and started dragging Bamise out but Bamise resisted them.
He said he thought Bamise was still holding the vehicle, he zoomed off only to realize that the passenger and the gunmen were completely out of the vehicle.
Meanwhile, Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has assured the deceased family and the general public that he would ensure the deceased passenger get the justice she deserved.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu statement reads:
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 stones unturned in the investigations and arrest of everyone found culpable in the kidnap and death of Miss Oluwabamise Ayanwole.
The driver of the BRT bus involved in this unfortunate incident has been arrested, and the management of Lagos Bus Service Limited have been directed to cooperate fully with security agencies in their investigations, so that the full weight of the law is brought down on everyone involved in this ugly incident.
To Bamise’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 Bamise 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 Ayanwole family.
May Oluwabamise’s soul Rest In Peace. Amen.