Three Feared Dead In Ogun Mul­ti­ple Au­tocrash

The Guardian (Nigeria) - - NEWS - By Gbenga Ak­in­fenwa By Paul Adun­woke

THREE peo­ple were feared dead, yes­ter­day, while four oth­ers were crit­i­cally in­jured in an early morn­ing mul­ti­ple auto crash, at the Old Toll Gate, Sango, in AdoOdo/ota Lo­cal Coun­cil Area of Ogun State.

The­guardian learnt that the ac­ci­dent, which in­volved a Mack Truck with reg­is­tra­tion num­ber GGE 80 XJ, travelling from Abeokuta to La­gos, oc­curred around 4:45am. The ve­hi­cle had a brake fail­ure and rammed into five other ve­hi­cles.

The Unit Com­man­der, Fed­eral Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Sango-ota, Mr. Adekunle Ogun­toy­inbo, told The­guardian that the af­fected ve­hi­cles were – Volk­swa­gen bus (KTU 899 XR), Volk­swa­gen LT, (GGE 44 XL), Coaster Civil­ian (LSR 604 XD), Iveco Trailer (XB 190 MLF) and Mazda bus (KJA 667 XP)

He said: “Fif­teen peo­ple were in­volved in the ac­ci­dent and two per­sons died in the process. One of the two dead vic­tims was try­ing to en­ter a bus, while the other was try­ing to cross the road, when the ve­hi­cle

TO win the fight against sex­ual and gen­der based vi­o­lence, Open So­ci­ety Ini­tia­tive for West Africa (OSIWA), in col­lab­o­ra­tion with Part­ner­ship for Jus­tice has charged fam­i­lies, com­mu­ni­ties and the so­ci­ety, to unite against the so­cial ill.

Speak­ing at Part­ner’s Break­fast Meet­ing in Ikeja, La­gos, Manag­ing Part­ner, hit them.

“The re­mains of the vic­tims Part­ner­ship for Jus­tice, Itoro Eze-an­aba, said stake­hold­ers in com­mu­ni­ties need to join hands to fight the men­ace, to re­duce it to the barest min­i­mum.

She ex­plained that once a woman or girl child is raped, it is the re­spon­si­bil­ity of the com­mu­nity to en­sure the per­pe­tra­tor does not go un­pun­ished.

Eze-an­aba said: “Rape is some­thing that can hap­pen have been de­posited at the morgue of Gen­eral Hos­pi­tal, Ifo, while the in­jured are also re­ceiv­ing treat­ment at the Gen­eral Hos­pi­tal, Ota.” to any­body. There­fore, moth­ers, guardians, care-givers and par­ents should take proper care of their chil­dren, both male and fe­male, be­cause it is not only girl-child that can be raped. Male chil­dren can also be raped.”

She noted that the Mirabel Cen­tre is open to all rape vic­tims for coun­sel­ing, re­ha­bil­i­ta­tion, treat­ments, and also to en­sure that rapists are brought to jus­tice.

Delta State Gov­er­nor, Sen­a­tor Ifeanyi Okowa ( left); for­mer Gov­er­nor, Chief James Ibori; Sen­a­tor Pa­trick Osakwe; and Sen­a­tor Peter Nwao­boshi, dur­ing the 70th Birth­day of Sen­a­tor Osakwe and grand re­cep­tion in hon­our of Ibori... yes­ter­day.

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