Mob Sets Cattle Truck Ablaze For Killing Boy in Saki - Penangle | News Portal in Nigeria
Tue. Jun 25th, 2024
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A truck conveying cattle was set ablaze on Monday in Saki by angry mob for killing a young boy identified as Ayuba Raji.

An eyewitness, Kazeem Adebiyi said that the incident happened at Challenge junction along the Saki dual lane road which is under construction when the truck was moving out of the town.

Adebiyi said due to the ongoing construction of the road, motorists have found it difficult to follow their lane while driving.

He added that over-speeding and carefree driving attitude of the truck driver caused the accident.

Penangle.com recalls that the road, which was recently re-awarded by the state government, has been under construction since the days of immediate past administration.

Meanwhile, an advocate of Saki Town Development, Mr. Adekunle Lawal popularly known as Saki First said the contractors handling the Saki dual lane needs to do something about the road.

Lawal in a release commiserated with the family of the deceased.

He said: “Yesterday Monday 11th of January 2021, lately around 10pm, an accident occurred at Challenge junction which claimed the life of your boy, Ayuba Raji, A junior Brother to popular Yoruba presenter and musician Monsurat Raji. This young boy was riding a Boxer motorcycle and was hit by a truck transporting cows out of the SAKI.”

“Angry Mobs set the truck ablaze, it was late already before SAKIFIRST could get in touch with the POLICE to avoid more damages. Over speeding and careless driving are what we know those cows transporters for.”

“We commiserate with the family of the deceased, the contractors need to do something urgently too..this is the second accident in just 3months.” He concluded.

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