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Lagos Bus Driver Stabs LASTMA Official Fatally by ElectroLyte: 1:36pm On Sep 25, 2023
The Lagos state Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA and the Nigeria police, on Sunday, September 24 2023, arrested a bus driver, with registration number LSR 966 YE, for stabbing an officer after being arrested for a traffic offence around Costain Round-About, Surulere, Lagos.

The LASTMA officer, Olajide Olukoga, who led the enforcement team, narrated that the commercial bus was impounded and driver apprehended for picking passengers on the expressway thereby causing serious traffic obstructions to other road users around Costain inward Iponrin.

He said that the enforcement operations was carried out around costain round-about inward Iponrin after several warnings by the state government to commercial bus and private car drivers of the need to make use of designated bus stops before picking or dropping passengers or travellers across the state.

“Our enforcement team had successful apprehended the driver while trying to escape after dangerous driving, brought out a knife and stabbed me in the process.

“After seeing the deep cut he had inflicted on me with the knife, he decided to strip himself naked and caused serious commotions before he was eventually arrested by Policemen from Iponri Police Station.

“After his arrest, dangerous weapons cutlass and knife were recovered from his commercial Volkswagen ‘T4’ bus by security officers,” Olukoga said.

While the General Manager, LASTMA, Bolaji Oreagba, who confirmed the incident, vowed that the suspected assailant would be prosecuted immediately to serve as a deterrent to other disobedient drivers.
Re: Lagos Bus Driver Stabs LASTMA Official Fatally by Franzinni: 1:39pm On Sep 25, 2023
Please check the meaning of fatally...TML

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