Four persons were killed in an auto-crash involving a Toyota Camry and a stationary tricycle in Lagos on Sunday.
The accident occurred on the ever-busy Lagos – Epe expressway.
It was gathered that the Camry, with registration number LSR-724-FW, lost a tyre while on top speed. Thereafter, it rammed into a man washing his tricycle and somersaulted into a ditch.
Director General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, revealed that the accident occurred at about 5pm on Sunday. The LASEMA boss said that all the three adult male occupants in the Toyota Camry; as well as the tricycle rider lost their lives in the accident.
He added that the state emergency response team and police officers from nearby Odo-Noforija Divisional Headquarters; had evacuated the remains of the victims to Epe General Hospital.
Meanwhile, former Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II has showered encomiums on Governor Nasir El-Rufai; even as he declared that Kaduna has already overtaken other states as the leading destination for investments.
Sanusi disclosed this when he paid a courtesy visit to the governor at Sir Kashim Ibrahim House on Sunday.
Further, he revealed that El-Rufai is the first person to show up whenever he was in need of friends; adding that the whole world knew it. The former Emir explained that he had decided that El-Rufai would be the first person he would visit upon stepping out of Lagos.
“Whatever we do, will be simply supporting work that has already been done; as well as results that are already showing,’’ Sanusi said.
Sanusi II said that he was in the Government House Kaduna to thank El-Rufai for his friendship; his service to the state and the country at large. The former monarch also expressed appreciation on his appointment as Chancellor of the Kaduna State University (KASU); as well as Vice-Chairman of the Kaduna Investment Promotion Agency (KADIPA).