A mob has allegedly set fire to a truck belonging to Dangote Cement Factory, in Ibese, Yewa North Local Government Area of Ogun State, after it was involved in an accident that claimed the lives of two men.
The driver of the truck was reported to have escaped with his life after he was about to be lynched by the mob. It has been reported that the two casualties died on the spot.
The Ogun Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE) confirmed the incident on Saturday.
TRACE spokesman, Babatunde Akinbiyi, said, “according to eyewitness accounts, the Dangote truck driver engaged in reckless driving. He left its lane to face the motorcyclist and the pillion passenger at his back in the other lane and crushed them to death.
An angry mob later set the Dangote truck on fire while the driver ran away. The case is being handled by the Dangote Plant Police Post.”
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