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One Dies In Lagos Tanker Accident by NaijaCover(m): 2:01pm On Nov 25, 2023
A fatal accident involving a tanker claimed the life of an unidentified boy at Oke, inward the Gbagada axis of Lagos on Saturday while the tanker driver was rescued by operatives of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority.

This was disclosed in a statement made available to PUNCH Online by the Public Relations Officer, LASTMA, Adebayo Taofiq, on Saturday.

PUNCH Online gathered that the accident happened at the Barracks Bus Stop, opposite Total Filling Station, ascending Anthony Oke Bridge inward Gbagada.

Following a preliminary inquiry, it was discovered that the driver of the containerised truck, with number plate T -20345 LA, lost control of the vehicle as a result of a brake failure.

The rescued driver was immediately taken to Gbagada General Hospital by authorities of the State Environmental Health Monitoring Unit, while the police from the Ilupeju Police Station provided backup security.

However, the acting General Manager, LASTMA, Bakare Oki, cautioned the general public, especially truck drivers, to constantly make sure their cars are in excellent condition before embarking on a journey.

The statement partly reads “Operatives of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority today (early morning) rescued an unconscious tanker driver as his motor-boy found dead during a lone accident at Anthony ‘Oke’ inward Gbagada, Lagos.

“The Director, of the Public Affairs and Enlightenment Department, Mr Adebayo Taofiq confirmed in a press statement that the lone accident happened at the Barracks Bus Stop Opposite Total Filling Station ascending Anthony ‘Oke’ Bridge inward Gbagada.

“Immediate investigation revealed that the driver of the containerised truck with registration number T 20345 LA lost control due to a brake failure and immediately the truck fell at a few metres ascending Anthony ‘Oke’ Bridge inward Gbagada area of Lagos.

“Police from Ilupeju Police Station provided security backup while the rescued driver was immediately rushed to Gbagada General Hospital by officials of the State Environmental Health Monitoring Unit on the ground.

“The Acting General Manager of LASTMA Mr Bakare Oki who visited the accident scene sympathized and sent his condolences to the families of the motor boy.

“Mr. Bakare Oki however warned the motoring public particularly truck drivers to always ensure their vehicles are in perfect condition including the braking system before embarking on any journey within the State and the Country at large."

Source: https://punchng.com/one-dies-in-lagos-tanker-accident/

Re: One Dies In Lagos Tanker Accident by NaijaCover(m): 2:01pm On Nov 25, 2023
What Is Really Happening Inside This LAGOS

Don't Forget, Naija'Cover Bring This Sad News
Re: One Dies In Lagos Tanker Accident by PlayMaker14: 2:03pm On Nov 25, 2023
If it's not Tanker accident, it's Building collapse.... Lagos State, kilo shele gàn gan?

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Re: One Dies In Lagos Tanker Accident by NaijaCover(m): 2:07pm On Nov 25, 2023
PlayMaker14:
If it's not Tanker accident, it's Building collapse.... Lagos State, kilo shele gàn gan?


See More Bad News @ www.naija_cover.com
Re: One Dies In Lagos Tanker Accident by SIXTEENTH(m): 2:13pm On Nov 25, 2023
Lagos Center of Chaos
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Re: One Dies In Lagos Tanker Accident by money121(m): 2:40pm On Nov 25, 2023
R.i.p
Re: One Dies In Lagos Tanker Accident by justking(m): 2:41pm On Nov 25, 2023
Rip
Re: One Dies In Lagos Tanker Accident by Sunofgod(m): 2:41pm On Nov 25, 2023
1?

Ok
Re: One Dies In Lagos Tanker Accident by Maj196(m): 2:41pm On Nov 25, 2023
the bearer of bad news

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Re: One Dies In Lagos Tanker Accident by fapcrook(m): 2:42pm On Nov 25, 2023
God is the best Protector, please protect us all this 2023 and more years to come

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Re: One Dies In Lagos Tanker Accident by ecolime(m): 2:42pm On Nov 25, 2023
SIXTEENTH:
Lagos Center of Chaos
PlayMaker14:
If it's not Tanker accident, it's Building collapse.... Lagos State, kilo shele gàn gan?
It's the smallest state in Nigeria but houses 10% of the country's population.

Not only that, it houses over 40% of the nation's businesses.

With this crazy setup and congestion, chaos and madness is not unexpected. Thank God the government is not relenting in sanitising everywhere.

Èkó ò ní bàjé

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Re: One Dies In Lagos Tanker Accident by PepeXKermit: 2:42pm On Nov 25, 2023
Lagos is too over populated. I wish commericalization was spread out enough

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Re: One Dies In Lagos Tanker Accident by ROYALMAXCLEANER: 2:42pm On Nov 25, 2023
God have mercy....
Re: One Dies In Lagos Tanker Accident by ATEAMS: 2:43pm On Nov 25, 2023
Ooo
Re: One Dies In Lagos Tanker Accident by NaijaCover(m): 2:44pm On Nov 25, 2023
Maj196:
NaijaCovêr the bearer of bad news

Don't Forget, Na Where, Man Dey Work, Na There Him Dey See Him Own Food Take Chop
Re: One Dies In Lagos Tanker Accident by EmekaBlue(m): 2:47pm On Nov 25, 2023
People die everyday.

When we die...may we die like our great grand fathers who just slept and went to the greater beyond...not like passengers screaming in a bus.
Re: One Dies In Lagos Tanker Accident by Antoeni(m): 2:49pm On Nov 25, 2023
Lagos state Always Has 1 Evil Reports or The Since Sanwo Olu Stole Gbadebo Mandate.
Re: One Dies In Lagos Tanker Accident by obajoey(m): 2:50pm On Nov 25, 2023
Antoeni:
Lagos state Always Has 1 Evil Reports or The Since Sanwo Olu Stole Gbadebo Mandate.

Lol

Egbon Gbadebo

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Re: One Dies In Lagos Tanker Accident by Tjra: 2:51pm On Nov 25, 2023
Antoeni:
Lagos state Always Has 1 Evil Reports or The Since Sanwo Olu Stole Gbadebo Mandate.
Shinedu no get any mandate manhood for Lagos, so how dem wan take steal am?

Let them conduct the elections 1 million times, he go still lose woefully.

Let him go to Anambra and contest against Soludo in 2025.

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Re: One Dies In Lagos Tanker Accident by JAPAHTML: 2:51pm On Nov 25, 2023
post=127158894:


Don't Forget, Na Where, Man Dey Work, Na There Him Dey See Him Own Food Take Chop
nawao u funny o

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Re: One Dies In Lagos Tanker Accident by Padipadi(m): 2:52pm On Nov 25, 2023
Iku gbona alumutu!
Rip to the dead.
Re: One Dies In Lagos Tanker Accident by oluseyiforjesus(m): 2:55pm On Nov 25, 2023
May we end this year well in Jesus name
Re: One Dies In Lagos Tanker Accident by Chetas81(m): 3:01pm On Nov 25, 2023
post=127158193:
What Is Really Happening Inside This LAGOS

Don't Forget, Naija'Cover Bring This Sad News
why you always dreamed about
Re: One Dies In Lagos Tanker Accident by sirjoggy(m): 3:41pm On Nov 25, 2023
embarassed
Re: One Dies In Lagos Tanker Accident by PHAYOL81: 4:01pm On Nov 25, 2023
Time the IBADAN DRY PORT becomes fully operational with containers transported to the port on RAIL. Containerized vehicles get no business sharing our highways with us ,particularly not during daytime.
LASG and FG should act now
Re: One Dies In Lagos Tanker Accident by Bliss62: 4:11pm On Nov 25, 2023
Ember months
Re: One Dies In Lagos Tanker Accident by NaijaCover(m): 4:15pm On Nov 25, 2023
Chetas81:
why you always dreamed about naija'cover

Wetin Happened
Re: One Dies In Lagos Tanker Accident by pretydiva(f): 4:21pm On Nov 25, 2023
So unfortunate😢. Drivers should make it a habit of checking their vehicles properly before plying the road.
Re: One Dies In Lagos Tanker Accident by AcademicWriter: 7:13pm On Nov 25, 2023
If it's not Tanker accident, it's Building collapse.... Lagos State, kilo shele gàn gan?..

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