- A tragic incident occurred on the Agulu lake bridge near Golden Tulip Hotel Agulu Anaocha local government area of Anambra state
- A fatal auto crash happened on Sunday, December 26, and claimed the lives of eleven persons, according to the FRSC
- Again, the Corps disclosed that wrong overtaking and overspeeding on the sloppy bridge led to the sad occurrence
Anambra state- No fewer than eleven persons have been burnt to death in a fatal auto-crash that occurred on Agulu lake bridge near Golden Tulip Hotel Agulu Anaocha local government area of Anambra state.
Daily Independent reports that the Federal Road Safety Corps Anambra State sector command made this disclosure to newsmen in Awka.
According to the First Information Report on the tragic incident released by the Sector Public Education Officer Margret Onabe, the Sector Commander Mr. Adeoye Irelewuyi, said the fatal auto-crash which happened on Sunday, December 26, 2021 was due to wrong overtaking and over speeding on the sloppy bridge.
Obi of Nnewi: Fear in Anambra as gunmen reportedly kidnap traditional ruler
In another report, the Nnewi community of Ekwusigo local government area in Anambra state has been plunged into panic following the kidnap of Uruagu-Nnewi, Obi Charles Afam Obi.
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The 41-year-old monarch was kidnapped after his vehicle was attacked by his abductors while he was reportedly coming back from a burial ceremony.
According to Daily Sun citing a report from witnesses, the kidnappers shot sporadically into the air to scare people away before Obi Afam was whisked away.
Yuletide: Delta state govt to sustain partnership with FRSC on safe roads
In another news, Delta governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, on Monday, December 20 said his administration would sustain its partnership with Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) to ensure safety on roads in the state, especially during the yuletide
Okowa stated this at a joint media briefing he held at Government House, Asaba, with the Corps Marshal of FRSC, Mr. Boboye Oyeyemi, on traffic management in the state during the Christmas season.
He assured that the state government would continue to do all that was necessary to support the Corps in ensuring the free flow of traffic across the state.