Tragedy Averted as Brigadier’s Convoy Reportedly Jumps Red Light, Hits Deputy Governor’s car

Tragedy Averted as Brigadier’s Convoy Reportedly Jumps Red Light, Hits Deputy Governor’s car

  • The convoy of Lagos state deputy governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat escaped a fatal accident on Thursday, January 6
  • The incident involving the convoy of Brigadier reportedly occurred at about 6.05pm at Adebayo Kuku Junction, by Alfred Rewane Road
  • Fortunately, no life was lost after the mishap as the deputy governor swiftly restored peace at the scene

Lagos - A tragedy was averted on Thursday, January 6, when the convoy of Lagos state deputy governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat was hit by the convoy of Brigadier.

Vanguard reports that the near mishap occurred at Adebayo Kuku Junction, by Alfred Rewane Road in Lagos state at about 6.05pm after the Brigadier's vehicle reportedly jumped a red light.

Obafemi Hamzat
Brigadier’s convoy reportedly jumps red light hits deputy governor, Obafemi Hamzat’s car in Lagos. Photo credit: Obafemi Hamzat
Source: Facebook

It was gathered that the deputy governor was said to have swiftly applied wisdom and restored peace at the scene when the other convoy was ready for a show down.

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Madam Ejiro Clement, an eyewitness narrating the event to the newspaper publication said the incident occurred when Hamzat's convoy was heading for Osborne from Marina.

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The eyewitness went on to note that the Brigadier's convoy, hit one of Hamzat's sparrows and damaged it in the process.

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In another report by Nigerian Tribune, 3 people were confirmed dead while 17 others sustained injuries in an accident on Wednesday, January 5.

The tragic incident involved a Ford bus at the Sandcrete area on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway occurred at 1:30 pm and was caused by a tyre burst, excessive speed and loss of control.

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Sector Commander in Ogun, Ahmed Umar confirmed the incident in Abeokuta.

The sector commander explained that 20 people involved in the accident were made up of six men and 14 women.

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