Nigerian musician and activist Bayo Ade has been killed by kidnappers, a country that has been recently plagued with a rash of kidnappings. The kidnappers, who initially demanded ransom money and received it, still murdered the musician. His father, Pa Ukpenyen, collapsed and died upon hearing the news of the death of his son, doubling the tragedy to his family and friends.
Family, friends, and sympathizers took to the streets in a peaceful protest to call for Nigerian authorities to stop the recent violence and kidnappings that have been plaguing Benin. Edo State Commissioner of police David Omojola announced there are two suspects in custody.