LAGOS STATE TO PROSECUTE TRUCK DRIVER FOR ALLEGEDLY KILLING TWO

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The Lagos State Government has vowed to arrest and prosecute the driver and owner of a truck, which container fell on a commercial bus, killing two passengers and injuring three others last July 26.

Attorney-General and Commissioner of Justice, Moyosore Onigbanjo (SAN) spoke on Wednesday during a condolence visit to the family of one of the victims, Chidinma Ajoku.

The late Chidinma, an employee of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), was killed alongside her colleague when a container fell on a commercial bus they were in at Ilasamaja area of the state on July 26, 2020. Onigbanjo also disclosed that the state had resolved to amend the law to ensure that in a case where a container is not latched and it falls off and injures anyone or damages any property, both the owner of the container responsible in addition to the owner of the truck and the truck driver are held liable

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