Bamise Ayanwola: Family, activists others protest at Lagos State House of Assembly (photos/video)
Relatives, activists and other protesters stormed the House State House of Assembly to demand justice over the murder of Oluwabamise Ayanwola, in Lagos.
The 22-year-old tailor was found dead after boarding a BRT vehicle on her way home from the Lekki area of the State.
The protesters, who went to the Assembly with the immediate elder sister of the deceased, Damilola Titilayo Ayanwola, said it was painful that such an incident happened.
They also called for more efforts by the government to ensure the security of lives and property.
The protesters also demanded justice, expressing doubt over the safety of BRT vehicles.
Addressing the protesters, Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, promised that the legislative arm of the State Government will ensure that justice is served in the case.
Obasa who said he and his colleagues are very concerned about the incident, sympathised with the family and friends of the victim.
“The erroneous belief that it would be swept under the carpet is unnecessary. The driver has been arrested and is in custody,” the Speaker said.
“We are watching and must ensure justice is done on the case. The Governor has spoken about it and I just want to appeal that we work together to get justice.
“We will do everything to make sure that justice is served. Justice must be served. And everybody in Lagos must be protected.” he added.
While urging Nigerians not to preempt the police which is investigating the case, he said the House will not take its eyes off the ball on the issue to ensure justice is served appropriate.
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