By Onozure Dania

Lagos—Five family members of the victims of Ojuelegba trailer crash has filed a N10 billion suit against the Lagos State government, before a Federal High Court in Lagos.


Joined as defendants are the Lagos State Attorney General, the state public works corporation and Motor Vehicle Administration Agency.

Also joined as defendants are the Attorney General of the Federation, Federal Ministry of Works, Federal Road Safety Commission and the driver and owner of the ill fated trucks, Wasiu Adeleke and Kilani Ojo Adeyanju.

The applicants in the suit are Umar Abdulwahab, Usman Sulaiman, Ismala Maikankan, lbrahim Ibrahim and Sulaiman Umaru, who are all family members of the victims.

It would be recalled that a 20 feet container loaded with cement fell from a truck at Ojuelegba Bridge and killed three people last year September.

The suit was filed by Norrison I. Quakers, SAN and Moyosore Onigbanjo SAN on behalf of the plaintiffs.

The applicants are seeking for a N10 billion damages against the respondents jointly and severally.


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