LAGBUS Official have denied that one of their buses killed a soldier. Military men went on rampage yesterday around Palmgrove area in Lagos, beating BRT drivers, destroying the buses and burning the BRT buses. It is said that the damage done yesterday by the Army is worth over N100m.
Meanwhile speaking about the issue, a LAGBUS officials said they had nothing to do with it, he explain that they only found a corpse in their bus and went to the police station to report immediately
“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.