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Saturday, 8 July 2017

Container falls on two fully loaded commercial buses in Ojota this morning, 3 passengers rescued alive! (photos)

A freak accident happened in Ojota town very early this morning as a container (cargo truck) fell on two fully loaded commercial buses. 
As at press time the total number of dead passengers couldn't be ascertained but 3 passengers have been rescued alive with Lagos State Emergency Management Agency officials on ground. More photos after the cut..

33 Comments:

  • At 8 July 2017 at 08:43 , Blogger Vivian Reginalds said...

    Jesus Wept!
    -D great anonymous now as Vivian Reginalds

     
  • At 8 July 2017 at 08:54 , Blogger Tamunoimama Dappah said...

    Oh my Lord.

     
  • At 8 July 2017 at 08:54 , Blogger Tamunoimama Dappah said...

    Oh my Lord.

     
  • At 8 July 2017 at 08:54 , Blogger Obafemi Babatunde said...

    Ah! This is heartbreaking rending!

     
  • At 8 July 2017 at 08:57 , Blogger Abdullahi Mohammed said...

    For how long shall we continue to loose lives from avoidable accidents what does it take to resurface these roads and even if funds are not available fill the pot holes we're holding government responsible for these loss of lives if you don't fear men at least fear God

     
  • At 8 July 2017 at 08:57 , Blogger Blessedtina said...

    who can help me please with 50k in starting a baby wear business to make ends meet. it will go a long way with me to be self employed, selling to pregnant women than being idle. Please I beg in God's name reach out to me. Blessedtina90@gmail.com

     
  • At 8 July 2017 at 09:02 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    We have a stupid government that cannot tell tgese trailer drivers with containers to drive only midnight, I winder how long this will continue

     
  • At 8 July 2017 at 09:09 , Anonymous prosperprosper25@yahoo.com said...

    He has stopped weeping.

     
  • At 8 July 2017 at 09:15 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    And tore his garment, this is why I don't drive close to these trucks for ay reason, Oh God!

     
  • At 8 July 2017 at 09:19 , Blogger Akeem Opayemi said...

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  • At 8 July 2017 at 09:19 , Blogger Oluwasegun David said...

    God help us stopped calamity in Nigeria o

     
  • At 8 July 2017 at 09:25 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    He is still weeping for unrepentant souls.

     
  • At 8 July 2017 at 09:25 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    God help us! These bus and truck drivers are very reckless trust me EVERYDAY i have deal with them. It's the passengers i pity honestly sigh! Ambode please do something.

     
  • At 8 July 2017 at 09:29 , Blogger tutu smith said...

    Chaii,O lord have mercy

     
  • At 8 July 2017 at 09:39 , Blogger Manuel Kunmi said...

    jesus Christ

     
  • At 8 July 2017 at 09:40 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    This reginalds babe funny o!

     
  • At 8 July 2017 at 09:41 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    U're very stupid to leave this kind of comment here! Did u read at all? Heartless buffoon. Continue begging!

     
  • At 8 July 2017 at 09:43 , Blogger Segun Adegoke said...

    What is the Govt doing to stop all this road accidents. God help us. Invest in Agriculture,by buying Mercyland farm estate for #700k per acres. Contact Segun on 08052467442 for details.

     
  • At 8 July 2017 at 09:53 , Blogger apostle Peter said...

    This is not government's doing. The fret coys are not doing well@ all to secure their cargoes, the container shud ve been tied

     
  • At 8 July 2017 at 10:08 , Blogger ken christy said...

    Chai

     
  • At 8 July 2017 at 10:09 , Anonymous Benny said...

    Yes it's happening of the day after government will come out to tell us they do this and that why masses are dying everyday,Example of this that will soon happen is at sunny road(Alhaji OKIN street) in OJO LGA Lagos because now the road over there is very bad and their local government Chairman are doing nothing but only to eat money

     
  • At 8 July 2017 at 10:10 , Blogger ken christy said...

    Chai

     
  • At 8 July 2017 at 10:35 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    We have rail tracks everywhere in apapa yet we still prefer tankers and containers. God have mercy on us.

     
  • At 8 July 2017 at 11:03 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Oh! My God! Container fall on you. Life is worthless in this country. Government have no regard for our lives. I suggest we all go to aso rock or wherever they are and kill every last one of them.

     
  • At 8 July 2017 at 11:21 , Blogger FRESH said...

    When a country leaves container transportation to drug using charlatans,this is what you get?

     
  • At 8 July 2017 at 11:30 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    You go fear English o o
    Heartbreaking rending....nna small small o

     
  • At 8 July 2017 at 11:41 , Blogger techieg said...

    Containers falling over is a common occurrence. Why would they fall, you ask?! Well, there are no laws governing any industry in that country requiring the containers to be firmly secured to the truck carrying it, no inspection requirements to ensure such trucks are capable of carrying the load of the containers, and no judicial system to hold reckless corporations accountable along with bad roads all over the place due to government neglect. Such will not happen where the government actually cares to enforce such law and order, which western corporation wants to get caught in such a matter to ruin their brand and cost them billions in legal fees and payouts?! African governments clearly have no idea of what needs to be done and need to do better. As you can see in the pictures, there is actually no equipment lifting the containers off the buses that would have been there for a very long time. Where do we start?! Start suing the government for not providing adequate public services such as those that could have prevented this in the first place as I listed above as well as for lack of adequate first responder services after the incidence to maximize lives saved. When they start losing these cases and have to fiscally settle victims to the tune of billions then they will start using their brains to do what is right!

     
  • At 8 July 2017 at 12:14 , Anonymous temilade said...

    Stupid comment from you as usual..

     
  • At 8 July 2017 at 14:50 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    This is really sad. When will this container mistake stop? So many people have lost their lives. The nigerian government has to do something fast about these falling containers.

     
  • At 8 July 2017 at 16:05 , Blogger Richiexxx said...

    Well said!.

     
  • At 8 July 2017 at 17:07 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Very heartbreaking. @techieg;God bless you for your comment. Our govt. need to put in place such laws and ensure the laws are enforced. By so doing every corporate will ensure that their containers are likely to either send their brand out from being feasible.
    Nigeria still got a long way to go.wake up,secure and protect the lives of your citizens.

     
  • At 8 July 2017 at 18:04 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    For Pete's sake can we raise the #suegovernmentovercontainers or #suecontainerowners in general awareness? This happens all the time and people just lick their wounds and move on , the silly buffons who own these containers are living well and don't care. We need to create an awareness over this rubbish. Oh Lord!!! May their souls rest in peace. So sad!

     
  • At 8 July 2017 at 20:25 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    May God have mercy on us. Bad road, weak policy and corruption are the major factors here.

     

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