Trailer kills 10 okada riders at New Garage in Ibadan

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Trailer kills 10 okada riders at New Garage in Ibadan

At least 10 people lost their lives while several others were seriously injured when a trailer lost control and rammed into them. The incident happened at New Garage area in Ibadan.

According to a Radio Nigeria news broadcast monitored by IBPulse, the trailer involved in the accident has the registration number LND 221 XA. Witnesses said it was coming from Methodist High School Road towards New Garage when it lost control.Most of the dead were said to be commercial motorcycle riders, popularly known as okada.

They were said to be waiting to pick passengers when the trailer lost control and rammed into them. Policemen and operatives of the Federal Road Safety Corps mobilised quickly to provide rescue efforts. Both the dead and the injured have been taken to the hospital.

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