Reports surfacing online reveal that eCommerce giant, Jumia, lost of one its delivery men over an unfortunate incident in Port Harcourt, Rivers state.
The unfortunate news, which was reportedly broken by Blessing Olomu (Head of News of Cool FM, Nigeria Info FM and Wazobia FM, Port Harcourt ) via her Twitter account, reveals that the delivery man, who was last seen on Saturday, was murdered after he left his station to deliver items believed to be 2 iPhones and a motorbike.
— blessing olomu (@blessingolomu) March 27, 2017
Neighbours soon noticed suspicious movement and notified SARS operatives, who immediately began investigation and then later recovered the body from a septic tank at Ada George compound within Port Harcourt.
3 suspects, a woman and two men, with possible connection with the the death of the delivery man have since been arrested by the security operatives over alleged murder.
Up till now, the name of the delivery man remains unknown, as we await more information on his personal details.
However, as anxiety heightens over what could have truly led to the unfortunate murder of the delivery man, there are security concerns regarding the safety of delivery men. In the coming days, one thing is certain, a statement would be expected of the eCommerce giant, particularly on its position in preventing future occurrence of incidents like this.