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Otedola Bridge Fire: Lagos State Government Calls For The Arrest Of The Tanker Owner

The Lagos state government has called for the arrest of the owner of the tanker whose content was spilt on Otedola bridge a few weeks ago causing the loss of hundreds of lives and properties, as they have finally identified him.

This was made known during a meeting of owners of vehicles burnt in the incident while meeting at Alausa on Tuesday for deliberations and possible compensation.

The Lagos State Government said the truck has been identified as Hassan Yusuf Maiwaka of 16, Lemawa Otoro GRA, Kano State.

Olufemi Salaam,  the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Transportation, Olufemi Salaam who presided over the meeting, said the vehicle, with number plate NSR888YQ, was registered in Nasarawa Local Government Area in Kano State on the 24th of April 2017.

 “I will like to inform you that the Lagos State Government has written a letter to the Commissioner of Police in the state to be able to bring this man to Lagos State from Kano, so as to be prosecuted in accordance with the law of the state,” he said.

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