- The family of late Ifeanyi Kalu was reportedly offered a sum of N200,000 after he was killed by personnel of the Nigerian Air Force
- According to report, personnel of the Air Force were driving on the Bus Rapid Transit lane in Lagos state when the late Kalu was crushed to death
- Meanwhile, Nigerians are not happy with the development, lamenting that life worth nothing in the country
The family of an artiste, Ifeanyi Kalu, has been thrown into mourning after personnel of the Nigerian Air Force, accused of driving on the Bus Rapid Transit lane in Lagos state, crushed him.
Ifeanyi was on his way to work in the Ilupeju area of the state when the incident happened.
His remains were said to have been deposited in a mortuary at the Nigerian Air Force base in Lagos.
Describing Ifeanyi’s death as a big loss to his family, an actor, Segun Adefila, said he was killed two months after his mother’s death.
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He noted that the 31-year-old left behind six siblings and an aged father.
In a post on his Facebok page, Adefila wrote, “Ifeanyi was a young Nigerian artist who was diminutive in stature but gigantic in strides. His life was one huge struggle for survival without a thought for crime but through a dint of hard work.
“On October 20, 2021, Ifeanyi’s life was cut short on the expressway of Ikorodu Road. He lived with his aged father and six siblings and left them at home on that fateful day for a job he just secured.
Good news for Lagosians as Sanwo-Olu launches 600 hi-tech buses, shares photos
In another report, in an effort to deal with the menace of insecurity on Lagos roads, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has come up with a very practical and admirable solution.
The governor on Tuesday, May 18, launched 500 units of First and Last Mile (FLM) buses and 100 high and medium capacity buses for standard routes. During the launching ceremony on Tuesday, the governor explained that FLM buses will serve not less than 286 routes in Lagos communities as an alternative to tackle the menace and security threat posed by okada riders.
Speaking on the safety and convenience the special vehicles offer, Sanwo-Olu noted that passengers will be able to use Cowry Travel Cards - an automated payment system already in use for BRT buses.
The FLM bus corridors have been outlined into eight zones comprising Ikeja and Ketu (Zone 1), Oshodi, Mushin, and Surulere (Zone 2), Berger, Yaba, and Oyingbo (Zone 3) and Lagos Island, Ajah and Ibeju Lekki (Zone 4).