Contrary to the report that a BRT bus killed a soldier, the LAGBUS Asset Management Limited, operators of LAGBUS, on Friday explained what actually happened.
It was reported today that the Nigerian soldiers went bersek and took to the streets to burn over 5 BRT buses said to be worth about N100 million and beat up the bus drivers and witnesses after one of their colleagues was allegedly killed by one of the brt buses.
The Project Manager, Mutual Model Transports, one of the LAGBUS Franchises, Abiodun Apata who said the attack was unfortunate explained what happened saying the company only found a corpse after an eventful night and went to report it to the police.
“By 10 p.m. last night, one of our buses broke down at Onipanu; by 11 p.m, a rescue team with a van went to the scene to tow the bus.
“Unfortunately, area boys started stoning our team which made our men to leave. Meanwhile, the driver put on hazard lights and C- Caution to alert motorists of the breakdown.
“By 5am this morning, before the rescue team got to the scene, a corpse had been deposited in our bus and a motorcycle parked behind it.
“When we saw it, we reported the case to the Pedro Police Station, Somolu, but before we got back to the scene, soldiers had burnt down five BRT buses and one belonging to LAGBUS.Read more
Sources: Naij.com news, Premium Times
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