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BREAKING: Only two students died at Ojodu – LCDA

The Ojodu Local Council Development Association (LCDA) on Wednesday revealed the identities of secondary school students killed by a truck in the Ojodu area of Lagos State on Tuesday.

A statement by the Chairman of Ojodu LCDA, Odunmbaku ‘Segun, claimed that two students died while 12 others were injured.

Read part of the LCDA’s statement below:

Yesterday, December 7, 2021, at about 02:15 pm, a DAF truck with Registration No. APP 438 YA driven by one ‘Bolaji Kabiru’ rammed into some pedestrians at Grammar School Bus Stop along Ogunnusi Road later identified as students of Bab Fafunwa Millennium School, Ojodu Junior Grammar School, Omole Junior High School.

Unfortunately, as a result of the accident, two students were confirmed dead on the spot. The identity of the deceased is revealed below: 1. Adedoyin Adebayo; 2. Akpolebi Israel.

Asides from the two deceased, seven females and five males totaling 12 victims also sustained varying degrees of injuries.

Corpses of the dead students have been evacuated with the support of officers of the Federal Road Safety Corps and were deposited at the Morgue of the Mainland Hospital, Yaba, for autopsy.

As of now, we can confirm that all the injured students are in stable conditions and are receiving medical attention at the following Hospitals,
• God’s Apple City Hospital, Ojodu Berger
• Royan Hospital, Aina Street Ojodu
• St. Michael Hospital, Ojodu
• Lagos State Emergency Hospital, Toll Gate, Ojota.

The erring driver has been apprehended and is in police custody.

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