There was palpable confusion as parents of a seven-year-old boy identified as Adam Afolabi were thrown into a panic after he disappeared while running an errand in the Mushin area of Lagos State.
It is learned that Adam and his siblings were at their parents’ residence in Mushin when his sister, Zainab, told him to help her buy biscuits at a shop located close to where they live.
Things, however, took another turn when the minor, who left his sister to buy the biscuit, did not return home.
Bothered by the development, Zainab, while trying to ascertain why her younger brother had yet to return, traced him to the shop and discovered that he was nowhere to be found.
She, however, raised the alarm over her missing brother and a search party was set up to locate Adam’s whereabouts.
Zainab, who spoke on Sunday said, shortly after her brother went missing, people in the neighbourhood claimed they saw him running to a destination but never knew that his whereabouts