The Federal Road Safety Service (FRSC) has denied their rumoured involvement in the accident that claimed the lives of students of Ojodu Grammar School on Tuesday 7th December 2021.
A yet to be specified number of Students were crushed to their death and some beyond recognition with their brains out, by a speeding truck on Tuesday afternoon.
After the horrible incident, there where talks that the speeding driver who was later arrested by the police was being chased by the FRSC officials when he lost control and killed the students.
However, the FRSC Lagos command through the command’s spokesperson, Olabisi Sonusi, has come out to deny any rumored involvement of the Road Safety Corps, maintaining that its officials had no hand in the tragedy.
He further explained that the heavy duty truck lost control at the Grammar School Bus Stop and his men only intervened after the crash. In his words;
“After the accident, the men of the FRSC were called upon by passersby to help intervene after the crash happened. “The general public should disregard the disgruntled information being circulated by some unscrupulous elements that FRSC men caused the crash.
“We want to place on record that our men were not in any way involved in the cause of the crash as patrol activities were not ongoing along that axis as of the time of the crash.”