A driver trying to flee arrest by LASTMA officers collided with and killed two road sweepers on the Gbagada-Oshodi Expressway in Lagos State on Monday.
Life-style Nigeria studies that the unidentified driver was pursued by officers from the Lagos State Visitors Administration Authority (LASTMA).
Within the technique of evasion, the driving force fatally rammed into members of the Lagos State Waste Administration Authority (LAWMA) who had been stationed at their obligation publish alongside the roadside.
The incident sparked public outrage, leading to demonstrations by passersby and motorists.
Safety forces, together with the police, intervened and used tear-gas to disperse protesters, in an try and quell the scenario.
LAWMA has formally confirmed the tragic lack of the 2 sanitation employees in an announcement launched on Monday.
“LAWMA is working with safety companies to apprehend and prosecute the errant driver of the automobile, with car quantity EPE 984 DV,” the assertion learn.
“We want to enchantment to motorists for the umpteenth time, to drive with utmost warning on the highways, to keep away from unhappy incidents like this occurring to our sanitation employees or anybody in the middle of their reputable duties.