Police Confirm Death Of Two Officers In Ekiti
Written by Olarotimi Oshin on November 15, 2022
The Ekiti Police Force have confirmed the death of two policemen crushed by a truck in Ado Ekiti on Monday while going to resume the day’s duty.
The policemen whose identity is yet to be ascertained as at the time of writing this report were killed at Adebayo area of Ado Ekiti metropolis while on transit around Ado-Ifaki dual carriage way.
However, a source told newsmen at the scene of the incident that the driver of the truck fled immediately the incident happened, but was later fished out and arrested by policemen.
Confirming the deaths, Police Public Relations Officer, Ekiti Command, DSP Sunday Abutu, said the two policemen were going to Ado Ekiti on a bike, when the truck driver, who was allegedly negotiating a diversion, due to ongoing construction work on the road, overran them.
Also commenting on the incident, the Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps, Ekiti, Mr. Olusola Joseph, warned drivers plying all the roads in Ekiti to control their speed to curb road carnage.
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