Adewura Bello, a lady who was declared missing on May 15, has been found dead in a canal in Lagos.
Adewura Bello, the 26-year-old accounting graduate of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), was said to have gone missing on Wednesday after she boarded a bus from Ikeja to Egbeda, where she lives.
According to Fadesola, Adewura’s sister, the last time she heard from the deceased was when she told her she was on her way home.
“I spoke with her around 7pm on Wednesday. She works at Ikeja and she told me she was on her way home. Then, when it was raining around 7:55pm, I called again. This time it rang but she did not pick. So, I assumed it was the rain,” Fadesola said.
“But we did not see her after the rain and the next time I tried her number, it said it was unavailable and later said switched off.
On Sunday, Benjamin, a cousin to the deceased, tweeted that Adewura’s body has been found in a canal.
“Thank you all for the search. Adewura is Dead. Her Body found in a canal. Heaven has gained an angel. We depart to meet again till we Meet again Adewura. Forever in our Heart. God, I am in pains but who am I the question you. Rip,” he tweeted.
Thank you all for the search. Adewura is Dead. Her Body found in a canal. The heaven has gained an angel. We depart to meet again ?? till we Meet again Adewura ???? Forever in our Heart ❤️ God I am in pains ? but who am I the question you. Rip ? pic.twitter.com/cH6Sbd8VNh— Benjamin Action (@theactionben) May 26, 2019
In the course of her search, residents of the area had posted on social media that a woman about her size and age was washed away by flood through a manhole shortly after the motorcyclist carrying her was advised not to proceed.
So on this missing lady's issue, heard some guys talking about a lady that got swept away around that mosan canal area during d heavy downpour on Wednesday, heard d lady was on bike, the description of the lady match Wura's identity,.I heard people told d bike man not to pass… https://t.co/ApmEm92Blv— ?Śàńgò Óĺùkòśò? (@Otunbakush) May 21, 2019
Thanks for the search. Adewura is dead. "Negligence by the relevant authorities, as usual. An unnecessary death due to an open manhole during a storm. Manhole was left open but fully covered with flood, she and the bike man missed it due to bad visibility. She wasn't aware." pic.twitter.com/59uFdtSRR1— pathfinder (@Onaolapofarouq) May 26, 2019