Missing blogger, Mubarak found dead in Ilorin

…as Abdulrazaq charges security agencies to fish out killer

By Mosunmola Ayobami,Ilorin

Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, has described as shocking and saddening the death of 27-year-old blogger, Yusuf Mubaarak.


Mubaarak, a new media personality who hails from Ilorin, went missing on Wednesday night but his remains was eventually found around Unity area of the state capital.

He was buried on Saturday evening in Ilorin amid tears by friends, associates and acquaintances.

The governor’s condolence message was contained in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary Rafiu Ajakaye on Saturday in Ilorin.

He sent his heartfelt condolences to the family of Mubaarak, his friends, and all the youth constituencies in the state.

The Governor condemned the cowardly violence meted to the lad and demanded 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 Governor prays Allah to grant Mubaarak Al-Jannah Firdaus and comfort his family and everyone who mourns the promising lad”, the statement read.

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