Driver docked for allegedly causing accident on Third Mainland Bridge


A 46-year-ancient business driver, Sulaiman Ajidagba, who allegedly drove recklessly on the Third Mainland Bridge and damaged one other car, became on Thursday, docked in a Sabo Yaba Magistrates’ Court docket in Lagos.

The police charged Mr Ajidagba, who resides in Isale Eko dwelling of Lagos, with reckless driving and causing an accident.

He, nonetheless, pleaded not guilty to the charge.

The Prosecution Counsel, Magaji Haruna, advised the court that the defendant dedicated the offence at 11.35 a.m. on August 28, on Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos.

Mr Haruna, a police inspector, said the defendant tried to manufacture a lane alternate on high urge in his Vanagon bus with Reg. No: MUS 691 LX, while carrying passengers.

He said the defendant ensuing from this truth rammed into the complainant, Opanleye Oyebanji’s Toyota Corolla 2006 model car from in the abet of and nearly brought about the auto to summersault.

Mr Haruna extra said that the complainant’s back lights, bumper, booth and abet windscreen were all damaged in the accident.

The offence, he said, contravened the provisions of sections 19(1) and 36 (1) of the Avenue online page visitors regulations of Lagos, 2012.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Allotment 19(1) stipulates a two-year imprisonment or N100,000 pretty for the offence of reckless driving.

NAN extra reports that share 36(1) carries a N20,000 pretty for first online page visitors violation offenders and three years imprisonment or a N30,000 pretty for repeat offenders.

Justice of the Peace O.Y. Adefope admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N200,000 with two sureties in treasure sum.

She ordered that each sureties ought to be residing within the court’s jurisdiction and be gainfully employed with proof of tax funds to the Lagos Relate Govt.

Mrs Adefope adjourned the case until November 2, for level out.


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