Two persons have died in a road accident that occurred during an #EndSARS protest in Lagos State.
According to The Punch the development was disclosed in a statement on Friday by the Lagos State Police Command through its Public Relations Officer, Olumuyiwa Adejobi.
Adejobi said, one of the #EndSARS protesters, identified as Nike, has been arrested for driving recklessly and alleged killing of two Nigerians at Ikola Road, Alagbado.
So far on the corpse, the PPRO also disclosed that that the bodies of the victims have been deposited at the morgue.
Adejobi also said, “Mrs Nike Lawal, was the driver of Toyota 4Runner SUV with REG. NO. GGE 346 BK that ran into a tricycle and killed the duo of Ojo Azeez, m, 27 years and Yusuf Sodia, m, 26 years, both of Command Road, Alagbado, Lagos State.
“Ojo and Sodia both in the tricycle died on the spot.
“The suspect, who intentionally removed the number plates on her SUV, shortly after the accident, joined the protest at AIT junction, Alagbado, and started driving recklessly before the fatal accident.
“The Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, has commiserated with the families of the deceased and assured them of the command’s commitment to obtain justice in the case,” he said.