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One Died As Hoodlums Set BRT Bus Ablaze In Lagos State

One Bus Rapid Transit vehicle has been set on fire by angry on Wednesday morning after colliding with a commercial bus, killing the driver.

It was gathered that accident happened on the Ifako Bridge inward Ogudu on the Oworonshoki Expressway in Lagos State.

Adebayo Taofiq who is the Director of Public Affairs and Enlightenment Department of Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, confirmed this on Wednesday afternoon, via the agency’s Twitter page.

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According to the statement issued out, reads,

“ In a press statement released by the Director, Public Affairs and Enlightenment Department of Lastma Mr. Adebayo Taofiq confirmed that preliminary investigation revealed that the fully loaded commercial bus was coming from Lagos Island and heading to Ogudu when the accident occurred.

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“Lastma has carried out series of enlightenment campaigns warning motorists particularly commercial bus drivers to stop over speeding and adhere strictly to speed limit signs erected by government across the State”

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“ While other emergency responders including Traffic Police Officers supported Officials of Lastma at the accident scene, on hearing of the death of the commercial driver whose body was lying beside the upturned commercial bus, hoodlums in the area set ablaze the bus belonging to the Lagos State Bus Service Limited.”

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