NYSC Corper Killed By Petrol Tanker In Kwara


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May 26, 2014 – Petrol Tanker Killed NYSC Corper On Okada In Kwara State

A fuel tanker carrying petrol on Saturday crushed a male NYSC corper identified as Muibi Abdulrasa to death in Ilesha-Baruba town of Baruten LGA in Kwara state Nigeria.

According to an eyewitness, the deceased and his colleague were on the same okada when the incident happened.

The tanker was said believed to be coming from Saki in Oyo State to dispense petrol at a filling station, while the two corps members were coming from a market in Ilesha-Baruba.

The eyewitness said the commercial motorcyclist tried to overtake the vehicle, but collided with an on-coming wheel-barrow.

The motorcyclist and the other corps member fell into a nearby gutter, while the deceased fell under the moving vehicle and died on the spot.

The other two passengers suffered minor injuries.

The deceased, a 2013 “Batch C” corps member, was said to be an indigene of Kwara and a graduate of Accounting from the Kwara State Polytechnic.

Ajayi Okansanmi, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the Kwara State Police Command, confirmed the incident to the NAN.

The driver of the fuel tanker has been arrested for interrogation.

[Source: NAN]