At least 28 persons are feared dead in two separate accidents at Ogunmakin that occurred on the Lagos –Ibadan expressway.
The first accident occurred about 4.05am on Wednesday and it claimed 23 lives. The second crash occurred on Thursday at about 4am on the same spot where a fully loaded tanker marked MKA338ZB collided with a luxury bus marked AAA656XN. The second accident claimed about five lives.
The assistant Corps Marshall FRSC zone 2 Lagos Nseobong Akpabio said travelling at night was very dangerous.
He said ‘we completely discourage all Nigerians from travelling at night irrespective of the encouraged by families and companies.
‘We completely discourage all Nigerians from travelling at night irrespective of the emergency in view of its associated dangers and consequences.
‘Drivers should ensure that their vehicles are in good working condition, including functional brake lights, reverse lights, turn signals and any functional lights.
He said drivers will be tested to ascertain if they are driving under the influence of Alcohol and if found guilty would be prosecuted.