A mob of protesters has reportedly burned a commercial vehicle , accusing its driver of killing an Okada rider in the Ikorodu area of Lagos State .
The incident happened on Saturday night around the Lagos State Polytechnic Campus in Ikorodu,as it was gathered.
The 14 – seater passenger bus was said to have developed a mechanical fault while the driver tried to navigate the Oke- Gbegun hill in the area when it rammed into the motorcyclist .
Spokesperson of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency , Nosa Okunbor , who confirmed the incident , said , “ Upon arrival at the scene of the incident , it was revealed that a 14 – passenger commuter bus suffered mechanical failure ( brake failure ) while trying to navigate the Oke- Gbegun hill and subsequently rammed into a commercial motorcycle , thereby killing the rider in the process .
“ The commodity has been taken away by officials of the Federal Road Safety Corp before the arrival of the LASEMA Response Team while the ill- fated bus was set on fire by angry hoodlums .
“ The LASEMA Response Team was advised to leave the scene as a result of security challenge . ”