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Culled from TheSun

It was a tragic end for at least
five persons burnt to death in a
multiple accident near Mowe in
the Obafemi/Owode Local
Government Area of Ogun state
in the wee hour of yesterday the 31st of May 2012.
The auto mishap that occurred
few metres to Redeemed Camp
involved a trailer loaded with
petroleum product which
rammed into some trucks
parked along the sideways of
the popular dual carriage way.
According to an eyewitness
account, the accident occurred
when a Lagos bound trailer with
number plate, Kebbi, XB370ZUR
rammed into some of the petrol
tankers haphazardly parked on
the two sides of the
The witness further stated that
immediately after the collision,
the tankers went up in flames,
burning both the heavy trucks
parked along the road and some
motor boys caught unaware.
The accident caused heavy
traffic jam along the every busy
road, forcing many motorists
and passengers to divert their
routes. It was a hectic day for
officials of the Federal Road
Safety Commission (FRSC), and
the Ogun State Traffic
Compliance and Enforcement
Agency, (TRACE) as well as the
Police controlling traffic. An
official of the FRSC who spoke
with Daily Sun on condition of
anonymity, lamented the
accident, recalling that there had
been frantic efforts by the
Commission to dissuade truck
drivers from parking
haphazardly on the expressway.
“It is a sad event, but we have
tried to no avail to dissadude
drivers from parking along the
road, because of accident like
this,” he lamented. Reacting to
the accident yesterday, the
concessionaire of the Lagos-
Ibadan Expressway, Bi-Courtney
Highway Services Limited, noted
that it had always complained
that trailers parking on the
roadside are hazardous.
The concessionaire said it had
created eight temporary trailer
parks along the expressway to
take heavy trucks off the road
shoulders, but drivers still park
carelessly along the road. “You
will recollect that the
concessionaire has offered to
build permanent trailer parks on
the road, which could have
solved the problem, but the
move did not receive the
support of the Ogun State
government through the
acquisition of land.
“You will also recollect that at
the swearing-in ceremony of
Ibikunle Amosun as the
governor of Ogun State he
promised to build some parks
within 90 days and actually took
possession, although unlawfully,
of Bi-Courtney’s land, meant for
the asphalt plant, ostensibly to
build a trailer park.” The
signposts of the trailer park are
to be found at the location but
nothing more seems to have

This I say is bizzare and not good!
One trailer accident happened last year November in our area; l pitied those lives affected.
What our government needs to see to are being neglected and they focus on none-sensical programmes.
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