‘Accidents claim over 109 lives, injure 45O on Ogun roads in nine months’


Ernest Nwokolo, Abeokuta

The Ogun State TRACE Corps Commander/Chief Executive, Cdr. ‘Seni Ogunyemi has said that over 109 deaths and 450 injured persons had been recorded within nine months in the State.

Ogunyemi made this known at the 5th Annual TRACE Commanders’ Conference and 15th Anniversary Lecture, held at Valley View Auditorium, Government House, Isale-Igbein, Abeokuta, the state capital.

He identified major causes of the accident as reckless driving, carelessness, burst tyres and non-challant attitude of road users, noting that most accidents could be averted if necessary actions could be taken.

He said that if strict actions could be taken to deal with reckless driving in the State, many of the accidents could be averted, noting that strict compliance would now be enforced on the road users across the three Senatorial districts of the State.

“Indeed, majority of our road users never bother of other people, if their motor could be…



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