In Lagos: Okada riders cause of BRT buses collision says Transport Company

Primero Transport Services Limited, the operators of Bus Rapid Transit in Lagos, has said that commercial motorcyclists on the dedicated BRT lane were responsible for the collision of its two buses on Monday.

Mr Fola Tinubu, the Managing Director of the firm, made the allegation in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria following the collision of two BRT buses at Asolo area of Ikorodu which left some persons injured.

According to the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, which shared photos from the accident scene on its official Twitter handle, the collision happened around 7.45 am.

LASTMA said the accident led to a build-up of traffic around the area, adding that efforts were being made to remove the vehicles from the road at the time of the tweet.

Reacting to the accident, Tinubu said the state government must do something fast about the menace of commercial motorcyclists, popularly known as Okada riders, riding on BRT lanes.

He said the accident was caused by commercial motorcyclists riding in-between buses. (NAN)

1 comment:

Bri said...

Ocada in Lagos have thier own problems so as the BRT so dont blame anybody

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