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Fatal Accident: Mob Attacks Ado-Odo/Ota Council Officials

An angry mob has attacked some officials of Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government following an accident involving a car and a motorcycle along Obafemi Awolowo Way, Okesuna, Ota, Ogun State.

According to report from the area, the car ran over a commercial motorcycle, killing two passengers and injuring one in a bid to escape arrest from the council officials.

A witness told newsmen that the owner of the car wanted to escape arrest of the council officials following previous experience of being stopped in front of the council secretariat and sanctioned for alleged traffic offence, not committed by him.

It was gathered that the scene attracted mob action, mainly commercial motorcyclists who stormed the local government with stones and sticks.

The mob was said to have gone to the canopy base of the local government officials to drag them out to give them the beating of their lives.

The Ogun State Police Command’s public relations officer was yet to confirm the incident as the time of filling the report

Wale Oluokun

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