Distraught mother whose daughter died in road accident cries out for justice


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Late Chidinma Ajoku

By Evelyn Usman

A 40ft container fell off a moving truck at Ilasa, along the Oshodi-Apapa expressway, landing on a commuter bus.

Eight passengers, among them two staff of the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria, FAAN were killed while others who managed to jump out of the bus sustained varying degrees of injuries.

The mangled bodies of the victims were later removed after the container was lifted.

Identities of the FAAN staff were: Ajoku Chidinma, 27, a graduate of Babcock University, Ogun State and one Chima. They had closed from work last Sunday and were on their way home when the unexpected occurred.

Late Chidinma’s distraught mother, who was just smarting from the demise of her husband , could not be consoled as she described her daughter’s death as devastating.

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The container

In an interview with her, she explained that ” we were told that driver of the commercial bus in which my daughter and her colleague were, stopped to either pick or drop…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper