Kwara State was thrown into mourning as the lifeless body of 27-year-old Yusuf Mubaarak, a promising new media personality, was discovered under mysterious circumstances.
The shocking incident has prompted Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq to demand a thorough investigation by security agencies.
Mubaarak, a native of Ilorin, had gone missing on Wednesday night, leaving his family and friends deeply concerned.
However, his lifeless body was eventually located around the Unity area of the state capital. On Saturday evening, he was laid to rest in Ilorin amidst tears from his friends, associates, and acquaintances.
Governor AbdulRazaq expressed his heartfelt condolences to Mubaarak's grieving family, friends, and the youth communities in the state.
He called for an immediate and comprehensive investigation to identify and bring the perpetrators of this cowardly act to justice.
In a statement from the Government House, the Governor emphasized, “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.”
As the community mourns the loss of this promising young individual, Governor AbdulRazaq offered prayers for Mubaarak, wishing him eternal peace in Al-Jannah Firdaus and offering comfort to his bereaved family and all who are saddened by this tragedy.