Oyo govt bus crushes pupil in Ibadan
One of the Oyo State-owned buses popularly known as Ajumose crushed a yet to be identified secondary school student to death in Mokola area of Ibadan yesterday.
The driver, who also injured some other pupils, escaped being lynched by a mob over the incident.
A witness, Mr. Isaac Ajibade, said the bus was damaged by the mob before the driver could escape.
He said, “The traffic was light and there were many pupils who were going home. Suddenly, the bus appeared and hit the pupils, killing a secondary school girl The Association of Resident Doctors (ARD) in Yobe has issued a 21-day ultimatum to the state government over salary cuts or face industrial action.
Issuing the ultimatum yesterday in Damaturu, Chairman of the Association, Dr. Ali Mohammed Abdu, said his members have noticed a cut of about percent in their May salaries, at a time when government approved full CONHESS salary structure to medical workers.
But the state Commissioner for Health, Dr. Muhammad Bello Kawuwa, said it was initial hiccups with the implementation of the 100 percent CONHESS/CONMESS The Chairman, Senate Committee on Navy, Senator Isah Misau, has blamed politicians in the country for the problems Nigeria is facing.
Misau said Nigerian politicians withdraw themselves from the people once elected into office.
He spoke yesterday during the inauguration of the Nigerian Navy Military School, Ikot-Ntuen, Oruk Anam Local Government Area, of Akwa Ibom State.
He urged politicians to learn from military, which works with people irrespective of tribe or religion to attain the country’s oneness and do not care where their personal aides immediately. “Passengers in the bus quickly alighted but the driver was grabbed by the angry mob. He was beaten before the police came to rescue him from the mob.”
The Oyo Relations Ajisebutu, accident.
He said, “The erring driver is in our custody. He has been taken to the Police Hospital, Eleyele for medical attention following attack on him by angry mob. The corpse of the schoolgirl had been deposited at Alafia Hospital morgue for autopsy. Meanwhile, discreet investigation has commenced in earnest.” State Police Public Officer, Adekunle confirmed the salary structure for workers in the state.
“The governor had approved 100 percent CONHESS/ CONMESS on May 14, 2018. We can’t rule out hitches at the takeoff of the new salary formula because gaps could be found here and there.”
The doctors are also demanding for implementation new remuneration package to reflect what obtains at the federal level; promotion of doctors to be immediate and automatic henceforth; upward review of residency programme package and all allowances; more doctors to be employed to improve manpower; youth corps doctors serving in the state to be paid immediately, among others. health or assistants hail from.
He said he feels proud as chairman of Senate Committee of the Nigerian Navy because of the many things, especially to rescue education.
In his response, the Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibokette Ibas, said the school is the latest collaboration between the state and the Nigerian Navy.
He said the institution is modelled to offer secondary education in a naval environment.
Speaking, Akwa Ibom State Governor Udom Emmanuel said with the completion of the school and the Army Command School that will soon be inaugurated in Efa in Etinan LGA, the circle will have been completed.