In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 17th, June, 2020

Tragedy As Lightning Strike Kills Three FRSC Officers Getting ready For Parade In Ogun

Tragedy As Lightning Strike Kills Three FRSC Officials Preparing For Parade In Ogun

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Tragedy struck within the historical city of Ilese, close to Ijebu -Ode, in Ijebu North-East native authorities space of Ogun State, as three officers of the Federal Highway Security Corps (FRSC) have been struck to dying by mysterious thunder lightning which occurred within the early hours of Wednesday, Vanguard experiences.

The incident, which occurred round 10 a.m adopted a drizzling which was accompanied by the lightning that entered into the FRSC’s workplace situated on the outdated Toll Gate in Ilese city the place it killed its victims.

It was gathered that the thunderstruck whereas the FRSC officers have been planning for the early morning parade inside the neighborhood of their workplace situated on the outdated toll gate.

Although no official assertion has been launched to the impact, a senior member of the Corps, who spoke with VANGUARD on situation of anonymity disclosed that there have been about twelve officers within the precise workplace when the lightning occurred, accompanied by the thunder which struck three of his colleagues to dying.

When contacted, the FRSC Public Relations Officer within the state, Florence Okpe additionally confirmed the incident however declined additional feedback.

Okpe, who promised to subject an announcement later within the day, stated that till the corp’s Sector Commander, who has hurriedly gone to Ilese to be able to verify what actually transpired returned, she wouldn’t be capable of give a transparent assertion on the incident.

As on the time of submitting this report, males of the state’s particular safety outfit code-named “OP MESA” have taken over safety of your complete space, chasing onlookers away and stopping journalists from taking footage.

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Additionally, traditionalists worshipers in any other case often known as Sango adherents have joined different FRSC officers on the scene of the incident in Ilese Ijebu in a bid to carry out some conventional rites on the corpses earlier than they’re launched to authorities officers for burial.

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