March 31, 2023

There was a taunt burst on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway , Friday including an Okada rider who was reportedly hit by a policeman’s bullet.

An official of the Federal Road Safety Corps,said the bike man was dragging a rifle with the policeman, who in turn, accidentally fired a shot.“The shot hit the bike man on the leg. As a result of this, aggrieved colleagues of the rider came after the policeman, who fled to the yard of the Julius Berger beside the road.“They went after him, stormed the place, and started destroying some things,” he said.

Another eyewitness whose statement was also familiar with the FRSC official said the bike man had ridden on the newly constructed lane of the road and in turn had a clash with the policemen guarding the contractors.

The bike man has however been taken to hospital for treatment. Meanwhile, the detail of the situation were sketchy,the Ogun State Police Command was yet to give detail of the incident when communicated.

Although normalcy had been restored,commuters are now moving freely.

Marvelous Ogidi

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