FRSC hands over cash to families of accident victims


The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Ogere Unit Command, has handed over N309,900 and other items to the relatives of victims of accident that occurred on Tuesday at Iperu bridge on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.

Mrs Florence Okpe, the FRSC Public Education Officer, Ogun command, disclosed this in a statement issued in Abeokuta on Wednesday.

Four persons died while six others sustained injuries in the accident that occurred at 6:25am on Tuesday involving a Mazda bus and a truck.

According to the statement, the FRSC, Ogere unit command exhibited their professionalism in the rescue operation by taken the injured victims for medical attention and also depositing the dead to the morgue.

The statement said that the FRSC called the relatives of the crash victims to come over and reclaim the properties recovered from the accident scene.

” The command recovered the sum of N309,900 only and other items from the crash scene.

“The sum of N268,800 only and a bag containing clothes were returned to Mr Afolabi Sikiru , the relative of Mr Idris Bello who died in the accident.

“Another sum of N41,900 only was also handed over to Mr Falase the husband of one of the survived victims.

“The cash and the items were handed over by the unit commander RS2.24 Ogere , ACC OB Ogunlana,” the statement read.

It also stated that the people appreciated the FRSC for the honesty and transparency in carrying out their lawful duties.


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