Kwara State governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, has described as shocking and saddening the death of a 27-year-old Yusuf Mubaarak under hazy circumstances.
The governor, in a statement on Saturday night, said the circumstances surrounding Mubaarak’s death must be investigated by security agencies.
The statement was signed by the governor’s chief press secretary, Rafiu Ajakaye.
Mubaarak, a new media personality, who hailed from Ilorin, went missing on Wednesday night, but his remains were eventually found around Unity area of Ilorin, the state capital on Saturday.
He was buried on Saturday evening in Ilorin amid tears by friends, associates and acquaintances.
“The governor sends his heartfelt condolences to the family of Mubaarak, his friends, and all the youth constituencies in the state.
“The governor, himself a father, strongly condemns the cowardly violence meted to the lad and demands immediate and thorough investigation into the death of the promising chap to arrest and bring his assailants to justice.
“No resources should be spared to get justice for Mubaarak and his family. We charge the security agencies to cast their nets as widely as possible to answer all pending questions around his painful death,” the statement added.