Protest In Ekiti As Woman Dies In An Accident

Ekiti state Accident

Furious residents of Aramoko Ekiti, Ekiti West Council has taken to the street to stage a protest over the killing of one of them who was on a commercial motorcycle.

According to information made available to newsmen, the accident allegedly happened due to the recklessness of the driver of the vehicle.

Reacting to the incident, a resident disclosed that the Okada conveying the rider and the woman was crushed by a vehicle that was allegedly speeding.

The incident which happened on Friday (today) has left the residents of Aramoko Ekiti in chaos as they took to the streets to protest the killing of the innocent woman.

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Reports had it that the protesters barricaded the major road in the community, thus leaving in its trail heavy traffic build-up along the ever-busy highway.

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However. the identity of the victim could not be ascertain at the time the report was given, but it was confirmed that she was a resident in the area where the incident had occurred.

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Confirming the report, the Police Public Relations Officer for Ekiti State Police Command, Sunday Abutu, said that “The driver of the vehicle is already in the police custody for further investigations. The remains of the deceased person have been deposited in the morgue.”

Meanwhile, 9jatoday had earlier reported that Lagos State Police Command through its Public Relations Officer, DSP Bala Elkana, disclosed that ist has nabbed no less than 34 suspects and also seized about 86 motorcycles from Okada riders while reacting to the riot that occurred at Aboru area of Iyana Ipaja.

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This media platform understands that the command had paraded the 34 suspects following reports that the Okada riders allegedly attacked some of its personnel at Iyana Ipaja in Lagos, on Wednesday.

Elkana in his statement reported that “The Lagos State Task Force on Environmental Sanitation and Special Offences with some police officers carried out enforcement on restrictions of motorcycles and tricycles at Aboru area.


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