Road accident: Obaseki condoles with families of victims, warns against reckless driving

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has commiserated with the families of the victims of the ghastly road accident on Sakponba Road, Benin City, which reportedly claimed the lives of four persons.

Chief of Staff to the Governor, Osaigbovo Iyoha, who signed the statement on behalf of the Governor, said the Governor is saddened by the unfortunate incident, noting that the loss of lives was regrettable.

According to him, “The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, is saddened by the unfortunate accident involving a tipper and two commercial buses in the Ogbelaka axis of Sakponba Road, which reportedly claimed the lives of four persons. The state government commiserates with the survivors and families of the victims of the accident.”

“The Governor has directed the Edo State Traffic Management Agency (EDTSMA) and security operatives to apprehend persons who behave and drive recklessly on roads in the state.

“He also warned tricycle, bus, tipper drivers, other operators of commercial vehicles and private vehicle owners to be cautious and avoid reckless driving as those who run foul of the law will face the full wrath of extant traffic laws in the state,” he said.

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