In the early hours of 9th March 2023 at about 7:30 a.m, a Lagos State Government Staff bus with Registration Number 04A-48LA coming from Isolo to Ikeja while trying to cross the railway line at PWD, Ikeja, collided with a moving train.
The Honourale Attorney General of Lagos State (HAG) will like to inform the public that the Bus Driver (Remi Osibanjo) has been arrested and detained for further investigation by the Railway Police Command Headquarters, Ebute-Metta, Lagos. The Commissioner of Police, Railway Police Command has taken over the investigation of the accident. The Bus involved in the collision has also been retrieved and sent for thorough examination at the Lagos State Vehicle Inspection Service Office and the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) await both reports from the Vehicle Inspection Office (VIO) and the Police regarding the cause of the accident.
Whilst MOJ commiserate with the victims of the accident and the families of those who lost their lives to the tragic accident the HAG wants to assure members of the public that upon receipt of the case file from the Police and the report of the VIO, the office shall not hesitate to prosecute any person(s) found culpable.