The Management of Primero Transport Company has reacted to the death of a 22-year-old fashion designer, Oluwabamise Ayanwola who went missing after she boarded a BRT bus in the Chevron area of Lagos state.
The company in a statement released on Sunday disclosed that the routes from which the lady is said to have been abducted are not operated by its BRT buses.
Primero further said that several buses operated the BRT services, adding that the viral video was not operated by the company.
The statement reads in part, “We take the safety and security of all commuters on Primero buses as a priority, and as such, this report is a concern to us.
“However, the alleged routes plied by the bus (Chevron/Lekki), is not operated by Primero Transport Services Limited.
“The alleged bus, identified in the video distributed on social media, is not owned or operated by Primero Transport Services Limited.”
Primero further said that several other companies operate the BRT services in Lagos and are assigned routes by the Lagos State Government through Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA).
“Primero is assigned the Ikorodu to TBS and Oshodi to Abule Egba corridors. Our buses do not operate at Chevron/Lekki/Ajah.
“We are as concerned as the family and friends of Bamise Ayanwole, and we are hoping for positive news from authorities on her welfare,” the statement added.