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Multiple accidents in Ipetu Ijesa, Osun state claimed 6 lives, 7 injured as FRSC returns N.27 mln to victims

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The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Corps Marshal, Dauda Ali Biu, has commended the patrol teams of Osun State Sector Command for returning N27,171 recovered from crash victims.

In a statement signed by the Corps Public Education Officer (CPEO) and Assistant Corps Marshal (ACM) Bisi Kazeem, the Corps Marshal expressed satisfaction over the good conduct, honesty, and sense of patriotism exhibited by the personnel.

Biu, who applauded the team, said the team not only showed professionalism in delivering their job but also ensured that the integrity of the Corps, which is one of its hallmarks, was exhibited at the highest level.

He said that the returned and recovered money was witnessed by the DPO and DTO of NPF Ipetu-Ijesa, Seriki Owena, Ilesa and Benin, and the Hausa community. Commending the patrol team and the entire personnel in Osun sector command, Biu assured the continued welfare of the staff across the county.

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“I want to commend the entire team for being patriotic, honest, efficient, and professional in delivering the mandate of the FRSC. This act they showed would never be forgotten as it is considered a great service to humanity. ”

I want to charge every officer to emulate this character exhibited by the team, as good deeds pay off; the road is patient but does not forgive, he said. Lamenting over the crash that occurred in the state, Biu said that the crash would have been avoided if motorists adhered strictly to traffic rules and regulations.

The Corps Marshal said that the multiple road accidents that occurred in Ipetu Ijesa, Oriade local government of the state, claimed six lives while seven others sustained various degrees of injuries.

Two commercial vehicles, an Opel and a Toyota Sienna, were involved in the accident.

The probable causes of the crash were dangerous driving and excessive speeding. Seven people were injured, six people died, the total number of people involved was 14, and one person was not injured.

The injured victims were taken to Wesley Guild Hospital, Ilesa, while the corpses of the deceased were deposited at the same hospital morgue. A sum of N21,900 that belongs to the driver who drove GBA440XA OPEL ZAFIRA was handed over to NPF Ijebu Ijesa. NPF towed the vehicles to their station.

The Corps Marshal urged motorists to comply with the traffic rules and regulations to avoid crashes, especially during this festive period. He assured that the Corps would continue to ensure the safety of lives and property while reiterating the commitment of the FRSC to making the road safe for all.

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