Ojuelegba truck driver in court
The truck driver whose container fell off the Ojuelegba bridge and killed 3 people has been remanded in prison by a Lagos court.
The driver, Wasiu Adeleke, was arraigned before the Lagos Magistrate Court in Yaba by the Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department of Lagos State Police Command for multiple manslaughter.
Adeleke was ordered to be remanded by magistrate, Mrs Folashade Botoku.
The CIID has arraigned Adeleke on an 11-count charge that included gross negligence and reckless disregard for human life, reckless and dangerous driving, driving in public highway without valid driver’s license, a valid MOT Test Certificate, road worthiness certificate, vehicle license and unlawful damage.
He was accused of killing 3 people in the incident, and also damaging property by the prosecuting Police officer, Godwin Osuyi.