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Two Children, Six Adults Die In Container Accident At Ojuelegba, Lagos State- Report

Eight persons including two children; a boy and a girl, have reportedly passed away when a 20ft container fell on a commercial bus in the Ojuelegba area of Lagos State.

Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, the Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, EMA, revealed that the truck bearing the container lost control while climbing the overhead bridge of the state.

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In a statement he shared, the Commercial bus was loading passengers when the incident happened.

According to him, “Upon arrival at the scene, a truck conveying a 20ft container was found to have landed on top of a commercial bus.

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“Investigation revealed that the bus was picking up passengers when the truck lost control and fell over the side of the bridge.

“A total of eight fatalities were recovered, comprising four adult males, two adult females, a girl and a boy.”

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