Two killed on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

National Emergency Management Agency on Saturday called on members of the public to help identify two men suspected to have been killed by hit-and-run motorists at separate points on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

NEMA South-West Coordinator, Alhaji Suleiman Yakubu, who made the announxement in a statement, called upon families whose relations are missing to contact the Federal Road Safety Commission Shagamu Interchange Unit and Mowe FRSC Unit for identification.

Yakubu made the call upon the discovery of the body of a motorcyclist who might have been knocked down along Lagos-Ibadan expressway near Makun new town

Another already mangled body of a possible hit-and-run victim whose body was discovered on entry to Mowe town on the expressway inward Lagos.
NEMA upon the discovery had to contact the FRSC for the evacuation of the bodies.
“The coordinator is using this opportunity to appeal to motorcyclists to desist from using the expressway.

“Community leaders along the expressway are enjoined to warn their subjects in avoiding unsafe and reckless activities on the expressway,” he added.
The appeal was made while NEMA and FRSC are carrying out joint Special Traffic Patrols along the major road networks in Ogun and Lagos states in order to prevent traffic crashes and ensure free traffic movement during the Easter Celebration period.

Also on Saturday, there was  a case of portion of a road around Mountain of Fire where a low-bed laden with a heavyweight tractor caused traffic problem and was cleared by NEMA team and the military.
All road networks are experiencing free traffic flow.
NEMA is advising all Nigerians to be safety conscious and avoid staying under temporary shelters during heavy rains and windstorms.




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