Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.

 

Driver charged for causing multiple deaths in Ibadan

25 October 2016, 19:45

Ibadan - An articulated vehicle driver, Aderemi Adebiyi, was on Tuesday brought before an Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly causing multiple deaths at Oja’ba market in Ibadan.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Adebiyi of no address is charged on four-count charge of murder, causing injury to people, causing damage to shop and tricycle.

The Police Prosecutor, Sgt. Sunday Ojeleye, told the court that Adebiyi drove an articulated vehicle with registration number AGL 883 XQ and caused the death of four persons.

Ojeleye said Adebiyi, having no regards to other road users, drove in a dangerous manner at that particular time.

“Adebiyi caused the death of a woman, Koni Busari, 27, and her twins children Taiwo Busari, 7, Kehinde Busari,7,as well as Monsuru Ajedayo, 37,” he said.

Ojeleye said Adebiyi caused injury to one Salawu Akin, 54, Monsuru Ayoade, 27, Mojirayo Sule, 28, Dapo Payimo, 28, and a policeman, Sgt.Lawrence Isevbisua F/ NO 387116.

Also read: Patience Jonathan's houseboy, driver arrested by EFCC

“Having no regards to all circumstances of the case, Adebiyi allegedly caused damage to one Nissan Micra car with registration number GGE 234 DR and four tricycles, popularly called “ Keke Marwa”.

He said the registration numbers of the damaged tricycles were: LES 506 QA, EJB 188 AB, TUT 407 AB, JTA 168 WY”.

Ojeleye said Adebiyi also caused damaged to the shop of one Adegboye Oderinlo.

The offence was said to have been committed by Adebiyi on Oct.18 at about 8:05am at Oja’ba area of Ibadan.

He said the offence contravened Section 3 (1) Cap 142 Vol. V of Road Traffic Act, Law of Oyo State, 2000.

The offence also contravened Section 23, Cap 148 Vol. V and Section 4 (1) of RTA Cap 142, Vol. V, Laws of Oyo State, 2000.

The Counsel to the accused, Mr Abiodun Ige, implored the court to grant his client bail in the most liberal term.

The Chief Magistrate, Mrs Modina Akanni, granted the accused bail in the sum of N200, 000 with two sureties in like sum.

Akanni adjourned the case till Dec.14 for hearing.

- NAN

NEXT ON NEWS24 NIGERIAX
&nbps;

Read more from our Users

Submitted by
Isaac Asabor263
Separating kitchen politics from ...

Like everyone else, I believe that the most popular definition of democracy is “government of the people, by the people and for the people”. Read more...

Submitted by
Bethel Tanifo
Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs, ...

Like NDDC Unlike MONDA. This notion is an intuition that does not portend political participation, affiliation, intrusion or aggression but a submission with the intention of completion of the previous administration's noble vision. Read more...

Submitted by
Bethel Tanifo
Nigerian Constitution versus Corr...

The problems of Nigeria is not in its conventional composition, formation, functionality, constitution or treaty, while the solutions are not disintegrations as promulgated by some faiths fanatics and bigotries.  Read more...

Submitted by
Abdulsalam Jubril
Much Ado about Trump’s Presidency

It was unbelievable when the social and mainstream media all over the world began airing the breaking news of Donald Trump’s victory in the most contentious US Presidential elections in recent years. Read more...

Submitted by
Mike Daemon
Nigerian author highlights gay ch...

A new novel by a prolific young Nigerian author features gay characters, which could help increase the visibility of the gay community and possibly lead to greater understanding of LGBT Nigerians. Read more...

Submitted by
Isaac Asabor263
Your Excellency, I will call you ...

Your Excellency, Governor Adams Oshiomhole, as a leader that pays attention to details, I understand that the odd title of this piece would definitely arouse your curiosity.  Read more...