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Angry Mob Sets Commercial Vehicle On Fire



An angry mob at the Ikorodu area of Lagos State set a commercial vehicle on fire, accusing its driver of killing an Okada rider.

The Spokesperson of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Nosa Okunbor confirmed the incident.

The incident happened on Saturday night around the Lagos State Polytechnic Campus in Ikorodu.

He said, “Upon arrival at the scene of the incident, it was revealed that a 14-passenger commuter bus suffered mechanical failure (brake failure) while trying to navigate the Oke-Gbegun hill and subsequently rammed into a commercial motorcycle, thereby killing the rider in the process.

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“The commodity has been taken away by officials of the Federal Road Safety Corp before the arrival of the LASEMA Response Team while the ill-fated bus was set on fire by angry hoodlums.

“The LASEMA Response Team was advised to leave the scene as a result of security challenge.”

The remains of the motorcyclist have been evacuated by officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps.

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