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FRSC holds Wada’s convoy responsible for Iyayi’s death

14 November 2013, 11:11

Lokoja - The wrongful overtaking by a vehicle in the convoy of Kogi State governor, Idris Wada was blamed for the demise of  activist Festus Iyayi.

The Kogi state commander of the FRSC, Olakunle Motajo, said a preliminary report by his commission suggested the accident was caused by a Toyota Hilux bus in  Wada’s convoy.

The vehicle apparently  made a “wrongful overtaking”, ramming into another Toyota Hiace bus belonging to the UNIBEN ASUU chapter  in which  Iyayi and two others were traveling in the opposite direction.

 Iyayi died instantly while two others, including a woman who sustained fracture in her left arm, were injured. The driver of the bus escaped unhurt, Motajo said.

This is the second time the governor’s motorcade was involved in an accident. The first happened last year and left the governor with a broken leg.



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