Adeoye Irelewuyi, FRSC State Commander in Anambra, confirmed the accident to News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday in Awka.
Olonisaye gave the assurance when he visited Frank Archibong, the State Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftancy Affairs in Uyo on Tuesday.
Sector Commander of the FRSC in the state, Mr Ahmed Umar, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Ota that four more persons died on their way to the hospital.
He also appealed for more cooperation from the motoring public, saying he had been satisfied with the general conduct, commitment and professionalism exhibited by personnel at the frontline of the operations.
Mr Mustapha Habib, the director-general NEMA, said on Monday in Yola, that the exercise was in collaboration with the Federal Roads Safety Corps (FRSC).
Oyeyemi made the call in his goodwill message, in which he assured members of the public that the ongoing FRSC’s special patrol across the country is intended to ensure safety, orderliness and discipline among road users before, during and after the celebration.
The Sector Commander, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Osun State command, Mr Paul Okpe, made this known in a statement issued by Mrs Agnes Ogungbemi, the command’s spokesperson, in Osogbo on Sunday morning.
According to a press release issued on Sunday by the Corps Public Education Officer, Assistant Corps Marshal Bisi Kazeem, the directive is part of ongoing Operation Sanity aimed at restoring sanity to the nation’s highways.
The trailer according to the National Emergency Management Authority (NEMA) lost control while descending towards the bridge and in the process of trying to park off the road, the container fell off the body of the vehicle and landed on top of another vehicle driven by a woman who was seriously injured.
The Sector Commander, Paul Okpe, said this in a statement by the Command’s spokesperson, Agnes Ogungbemi.
Henry Benamaisia, the Sector Commander of the FRSC the state, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria in Benin on Saturday.
Its Sector Commander, Uche Chukwurah, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ibadan on Thursday.
The Corps Public Education Officer, Bisi Kazeem, who disclosed this said that the Corps is embarking on the special patrol operation to ensure that motorists and other road users have a hitch-free celebration, amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, prevailing security challenges and the rain season.
The figure was given by Mr Henry Benamaisia, Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in the state.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the accident happened at Challenge at 7:40a.m.
Olusola Ojuoro, the Mowe-Ibafo Divisional Commander of TRACE, who disclosed this to News Agency of Nigeria in Ota, Ogun, said that four other persons sustained varying degrees of injury
This was disclosed by the Corps Public Education Officer, Corps Commander Bisi Kazeem, in a statement on Tuesday.
The Sector Commander, Alphonsus Godwin, made the disclosure on Sunday in Jos in a statement signed by the command’s Public Education Officer, Andrew Bala.
A correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria, who was at the park at about 7am on Saturday, reports that more than 30 patrol vehicles belonging to the Nigeria Police, Department of State Services, Lagos State Task Force and OP MESA (military) were parked around.
The government said the restrictions of trailers and trucks may be pegged from 9pm to 6am.