‘BRT bus did not kill any soldier’ – LAGBUS official explains what really happened

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LAGBUS Asset Management Limited, operators of BRT buses have denied that one of their buses killed a soldier. Soldiers went on a rampage yesterday around the Palmgrove area of Lagos, stopping BRT buses, asking passengers to get down, beating the drivers, destroying the buses before eventually setting them on fire. The damage yesterday is said to be worth over N100million.

But speaking about it, a LAGBUS official said they had nothing to do with it, explaining that they only found a corpse in their bus and went to report it to the police;

“By 10 p.m. last night, one of our buses broke down at Onipanu; by 11 p.m., a rescue team with a van went to the scene to tow the bus. Unfortunately, area boys started stoning our team which made our men to leave. Meanwhile, the driver put on hazard lights and C- Caution to alert motorists of the breakdown. Continue…

“By 5am this morning, before the rescue team got to the scene, a corpse had been deposited in our bus and a motorcycle parked behind it.

“When we saw it, we reported the case to the Pedro Police Station, Somolu, but before we got back to the scene, soldiers had burnt down five BRT buses and one belonging to LAGBUS.

BRT buses were later withdrawn from the roads yesterday to prevent more damages. The man who died was an army corporal

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4 COMMENTS

  1. which way nigeria? pls we need prayers to avert unprecedented evils that some group of people are incubating witing to hartch Borisade Emmanuel

    Iweep profusely for beloved country Nigeria if all our religious leader can just come together and forget all their differences and pray God will deliver us from all the evils ravaging our land pls let us pray

  2. Nigeria solder should be ashamed of them self, why destroying property like Tugs. even if one of Nigeria solder die by BRT, that don’t mean they should be reacting lin this way. Ther the one suppose to be laying good example for other. Why they don’t go fight Boko aram and win the war of terror going on in Nigeria

  3. 90% of nigerian soldiers are addicted to drugs smokng like gbana, cocain, sk, solution or quick parch, e.t.c. I, blame nigerian govmt, for recruiting savages, people who are not recognised in there family, rejectd and outcast in there family. Nigerian armd forces is a place were prodigal son’s are found, orchin’s people whose father’s N, mother’s have cast spell in there life, when life became miserable for them, the military bcame there final destinations. That’s why the one and only true icon FELA KUTI, “R.IP, label them ZOMBIE….!

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