Lagos Train Accident: Sirika Directs NSIB to Commence Immediate Investigation _Ada Nkong

The minister of aviation Sen Hadi Sirika has directed the Nigerian Safety Investigation Bureau experts to commence Immediate investigation into the collision of a passenger train and a bus conveying workers to their work places in Lagos Thursday morning.

In a statement signed by Mr James Odaudu special assistant to the minister on public affairs, the minister described the accident as unfortunate and assured the public of the capacity of the Nigeria Safety Investigation Bureau to unravel the immediate and remote causes of the accident and proffer ways of preventing such in the future.

He solicits the  cooperation of members of the public as investigation by the NSIB team commences.

He commiserates with the government and people of Lagos state, especially those who have lost their loved ones, on the sad event, and prays for the quick recovery of those injured in the accident. 

Odaudu further said ccording to reports, two persons were confirmed killed while many sustained various degrees of injuries when a moving train rammed into a BRT bus at the PWD bus stop in the Ikeja area of Lagos state on Thursday morning

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