Ogun Govt Will Put An End To Unnecessary Accidents In Abeokuta- D/Governor


Perturbed at the rate of trailer accidents in Abeokuta and its environs, Ogun State Government has assured residents of her intervention to forestall further occurrence of such incidents across the state.

Ogun State Deputy Governor, Engineer Noimot Salako-Oyedele gave this assurance when she visited the scene of a trailer accident at Enugada Lafenwa in Abeokuta whereby lives and properties were lost.

While speaking, Engr Salako-Oyedele noted that this was one accident too many in the axis, which was highly disheartening as it comes with loss of lives and properties.

She emphasized that the Prince Dapo Abiodun administration in the state was a compassionate one, indicating that something will be done to put an end to such unnecessary accidents as soon as possible.

While commiserating with victims of the incident, Engr Salako-Oyedele promised that government will step in and look at ways it can help alleviate the sufferings of those directly affected by the mishap.

She noted that all the agencies of government in the state, that are key players in crisis management were on ground to guard against the break down of law and order in the area.

They were Commissioners, such as the Ministry of Special Duties and Intergovernmental affairs, Ministry of Transportation, Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Agency ,(TRACE), Ogun State Fire service as well as men of the Nigerian Police and Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corp.

She pleaded for the cooperation of motorist and people in the area as the appropriate agencies working assiduously to ensure safety as well as smooth flow of vehicular and human movement while evacuation work continues in earnest.

The deputy governor was accompanied to the scene of the accident by Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Alh. Waleed Odusile; Commissioner for Transportation, Engr Gbenga Dairo; Commissioner for Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs, Olufemi Ilori Oduntan; TRACE Commander, Comm Olaseni Ogunyemi and other key government functionaries.