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DANA crash: Agbakoba requests inquest

Lagos Lawyer, Dr. Olisa Agbakoba,SAN has asked the Chief Lagos Coroner to carry out investigation into the cause of the Dana airline crashed that occurred in Iju-Ishaga area of Lagos. In the petition to the court, Agbakoba urged the court to consider the collateral damage caused by the air crash which resulted in fatalities in residential accommodation located at Iju-Ishaga and constitute a panel to investigate the accident.

The petition was jointly signed by Dr. Agbakoba and Mrs. Bisi Akodu, a senior partner in Olisa Agbakoba and Associates. They brought their petition pursuant to Section 15 (1) of the Coroners System Law 2007 of Lagos state which provides that  whenever death of a deceased person lying within his Coroners District was a result of death in a violent, unnatural or suspicious situation, the Chief Coroner should investigate its cause.


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