Tipper crushes father of 30 to demise in Kogi

The Federal Avenue Safety Corps (FRSC) stated a father of 30 youngsters modified into killed on Monday when a tipper rammed his bike in Kogi. Corps Commander Stephen Dawulung, Kogi FRSC Sector Commander, made this recognized in Lokoja.

“The particular person, Abdulsalam Ibrahim, a 60-one year-usual business motorcyclist, and his passenger had been killed by the tipper truck at Ganaja Junction in Lokoja. The incident modified into tragic and really uncomfortable,” he stated.

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He regretted that the accident lower on the spot the lifetime of the breadwinner of 30 youngsters.

“The accident modified right into a case of hit and bustle on account of by the aim we responded to the misery identify to the house right away after it happened, the driving force and the tipper had been nowhere to be realized.

“Respect witnesses urged us that right away after the accident had happened, the tipper driver zoomed off, leaving the victims’ mangled our bodies on the twin carriageway for sympathisers,” he stated.

He stated officers deposited the corpse of the person on the morgue of Federal Scientific Centre, Lokoja, and that of the passenger at Ankuri Hospital morgue, Lokoja.

Dawulung advised motorists to repeatedly behold safety features alongside facet pace limits. He additionally urged motorcyclists to repeatedly positioned on their helmets to stay remote from head accidents.

Moreover talking on the accident, Malam Musa Baba-Aliyu, Chairman, Kogi Bike Riders’ Affiliation, stated the deceased rider modified into an indigene of Katsina and modified into making an try to stay remote from hitting a business tricycle (Keke-NAPEP) heading in the direction of him from the improper association, when the unhappy incident happened. (NAN)