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One Dead, One Injured In Road Accident In Ilorin


A fatal road accident has claimed the life of a middle aged Okada Rider, one Yemi at Egbejila junction of the Airport road in Ilorin.
The accident, according to eyewitness “a private car who ran into the okada and speed off, killing the Okada rider and breaking the leg of his passenger.
”The Okada rider was rushed to Akorede Clinic and Maternity Home where he was confirmed dead, while his passenger received immediate treatment on his broken leg.
“Policemen from Airport police post, came to the scene and retrieved the deceased for the family promptly” he added.
When our correspondent visited the hospital, its Medical Director, Dr Grace Adesina, said that the victim sustained a fracture on his right side.

She, however, said that the victim was in stable condition.

Confirming the incident, Mr Jonathan Owoade, the Kwara Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), blamed the accident on loss of concentration.

Owoade also confirmed that the relatives of deceased had taken the corpse away and that the Police Post at Budo Nuhu had taken over the case.

The FRSC boss advised motorists and road users to always be guided by the traffic rules.

He said failure to adhere to traffic rules would often resort to road accidents.


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