Finally, Doyin Okupe admits the Army hasn’t been ‘adequately equipped’

  Controversial writer and speaker, the Senior Special Assistant on Public Affairs to the President, Doyin Okupe, has admitted that…

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New Year Tragedy – Truck Crushes A Whole Family, Parents And Two Kids To Death

Four members of the same family– a father, mother and their two kids– have been crushed to death by a truck laden with bags of rice.

The accident was said to have happened along the Iwo-Ibadan Road in Osun State.

The-truck-and-the-family-480x300A passenger in a commercial bus, who witnessed the accident, told our correspondent in Osogbo on Sunday that Mr. and Mrs. Olumide Bankole; their children, Sharon and Shama, were crushed to death by the truck which lost control in an attempt to avoid running into a queue of vehicles on the road due to a police checkpoint.

The eyewitness, who identified himself as Leke Okunola, said rescuers at the scene learnt that the family was traveling from Ogbomoso in Oyo State to Ibadan when the accident occurred around Odo Oba River on Christmas Eve

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