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Another Ajumose Bus Crushes 12-year Old To Death In Ibadan

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Barely a week after one of the buses of the Oyo State Mass Transit popularly called Ajumose Bus killed a pupil and injured many others at Mokola area of Ibadan, another has killed a 12-year old at Omi Adio area of the state capital on Saturday.

 

According to The Nation, the driver of the bus, who was coming from Apata, lost control and rammed into a ditch, crushing the little boy to death.



 

Learning that the boy was death, the obviously angry youths, who had rushed to revive him, Insight Oyo gathered, seized the driver and bus.

 

The lifeless body of the boy was said to have been deposited in Adeoyo state Hospital.

 

It was gathered that the driver of the ill-fated bus who escaped death by the whiskers was rescued by policemen from the Omi-Adio Police station, located few meters to the scene of the accident.

 

Yesterday, however, resident of the area which falls under Ido Local Government Area of the state capital on took to the streets to protest against the killing.

 

The aggrieved youths, who stormed major streets and the ever busy Ibadan-Abeokuta Expressway carried clubs, sticks and iron rods as they rained abuses on the driver of the bus .

 

There were bonfire on the expressway, at different locations, preventing motorists from plying the road.

 

Several traders and shop owners were said to have abandoned their wares and hurriedly locked their shops, in fear of attacks and looting.

 

Some of the eyewitnesses who spoke with The Nation on Monday identified the boy as an apprentice in a rewire workshop near the scene of the accident.

 

The skeleton of the state mass transit bus was sited in front of the police station.

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