The driver who allegedly ran over four friends at Mosalasi Bus Stop , Gowon Estate, Lagos , killing them Is On The Run.
We learnt that the victims – Wasiu Ayinde , 28 ; Azeez Adeleke , 26 ; Ibrahim Balogun , 30 ; and one Samuel aged 27 – had attended a carnival at Iyana Iba last Saturday .
All lived in Ijoko , Ogun State and were said to be returning home with five others when the car knocked them down at the spot around 5 am on Sunday. Three of the guys died immediately on the spot.
In views to reports that they had boarded a bus from the venue to the bus stop and were waiting for the next available bus when the incident occurred.
We Also learnt that residents sent a distress call to the police at the Gowon Estate Division and the corpses were evacuated to the Mainland General Hospital morgue.
One of the boy father, Ayinde ’ s father , Mutiu , a butcher , told our correspondent that he was at work when he received the sad news.
He said ,
“ I did not sleep at home last Saturday when Wasiu (Ayinde ) attended the carnival with his friends and he did not inform his mother before he left home . I was at work when my wife called me that Wasiu and his friends were involved in an accident around Gowon Estate. He and three other friends died. He was the third child in the family . He was married with a child .
I learnt they were invited to the carnival by their friends . ” Mutiu described the death as a great loss to the family and urged the police to ensure that the driver was arrested .
A relation of Adeleke , Kazeem Jimoh , said the family knew about the accident through those who sustained injuries .