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General News of Thursday, 9 March 2023


Lagos State Governor, Sanwo-Olu reacts over train BRT bus collision

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has reacted as a train collided with a BRT bus in the Ikeja area of the State.

Reports have it that two persons were confirmed dead, and many casualties were recorded as a moving train crashed into a Lagos State Government bus known at the PWD bus stop in the Ikeja area of the state on Thursday morning.

Reacting on his Twitter page, Sanwo-Olu expressed sadness over the incident.

He wrote, ”I am deeply saddened by the news of the train/bus accident . The vehicle was conveying staff of the Lagos State Government, our staff who serve the state in different capacities. Let’s say a prayer for the families and a prayer of mercy and protection for our state.

”My thoughts are with the victims and their families during this difficult time. A big thank you to well meaning Lagosians who immediately joined in rescue efforts.

”Our first responders and emergency services are on ground and we will share more information shortly.”