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Black Friday in Ogun asTwo persons feared dead

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– Two people were killed on Friday when a vehicle crashed into a large crowd of Muslim worshippers at the Eid-El Kabir prayer ground

– A policeman was also mobbed to death while trying to save the driver of the vehicle from being lynched

– The dead policeman was an orderly to a divisional police officer

Three people have reportedly lost their lives in Ijebu-Igbo, Ogun state on Friday, September 1.

The incident occured when a vehicle crashed into a large crowd of Muslim worshippers at the Eid-El Kabir prayer ground.

According to a witness, the driver of the vehicle lost control and crashed into the crowd leaving two worshippers dead and many others injured.

An angry mob descended on the driver, who was rescued by policemen at the venue, Premium Times reports.

However, one of the policemen, Joseph Adejuwon, lost his life in the process of saving the driver from the mob as he was himself mobbed to death.

According to Abimbola Oyeyemi, the Ogun state Police Command Public Relations Officer, the dead policeman was an orderly to a divisional police officer.

The driver of the vehicle had reportedly been arrested and the injured taken to hospital.

 

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