Friday was an emotional day as the remains of deceased Bus Rapid Transport rider Bamise Ayanwola were interred at the Atan Cemetery in Yaba, Lagos.Information Guide Nigeria
After boarding a BRT bus from the Chevron district of Lekki to Oshodi on February 26, 2022, the 22-year-old woman was discovered dead on Carter Bridge by the Ogogoro community in Lagos Island on March 7, 2022.
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The Lagos High Court has charged the bus driver, Andrew Ominikoron, with four counts of conspiracy, alleged rape, and murder.
At the funeral, solemnity prevailed, particularly during the prayer service and the lowering of the deceased into the grave. City Round observed that family members and sympathizers sobbed excessively as trumpeters and undertakers escorted the corpse to the cemetery.NYSC portal
After the burial, mourning relatives chatted with our correspondent while wearing black clothing.
The victim’s older brother, Oluwapelumi Abegunde, who was sober when he spoke with our correspondent, stated that they wanted the corpse to determine the extent of the body’s damage following the autopsy.
He said, “She was not in a good shape at all so there were reactions. People cried, mourned, and cursed. The corpse had been tampered with deliberately to know the cause of death.”JAMB portal