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Truck Crushes Popular Ogun Monarch Near Oyedepo’s Church

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A traditional ruler in Ogun state, Abraham Bankole, has been crushed to death by a truck in a bizarre incident that happened at the Sango-Ota axis.

Bankole, the Olu of Onibuku in Ado-Odo/Ota local government area, was hit while alighting from a tricycle at the Ota-Idiroko expressway, close to Bishop David Oyedepo’s Winners Chapel.

The monarch died immediately from the accident, according to NAN.

The commander of the state Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE) in Sango-Ota, Adekunle Ajibade, blamed the incident on “dangerous and reckless driving” by the truck driver.

Ajibade revealled that the corpse of the traditional ruler had been deposited at the state hospital in Ota.

He described the accident as avoidable while cautioning motorists against reckless driving.

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FG Clarifies Renaming of Murtala Muhammed Expressway

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Minister Of Information
– FG denies renaming Murtala Muhammed Expressway after Wole Soyinka
– New road inaugurated by President Tinubu named Arterial Road N20
– Murtala Muhammed Expressway remains unchanged

The Federal Government has dispelled rumors that the Murtala Muhammed Expressway in Abuja was renamed Wole Soyinka Way.

The government clarified that the renaming of the expressway was never considered by the current administration.

Instead, a new road was inaugurated by President Bola Tinubu on June 4, 2024, which was named Arterial Road N20.

This new road connects the Outer Northern Expressway to the Northern Parkway and was named after Prof. Wole Soyinka.

The confusion arose from a proposal by the FCT Minister, Nyesom Wike, during the inauguration, which was approved by President Tinubu. ”

The government emphasized that the Murtala Muhammed Expressway remains unchanged, honoring the legacy of the former Head of State, Gen. Murtala Ramat Muhammed.

Therefore, the Arterial Road N20 is named after Prof Soyinka.

The Murtala Muhammed Expressway remains unchanged, the government stressed.

 

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Leading with Love: Governor’s Father’s Day Message

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Lagos State Governor
– Governor highlights importance of fatherhood and leadership
– Emphasis on responsibility, love, and sacrifice for family and community
– Commitment to building a stronger, more caring community

As Father’s Day celebrations unfolded, Lagos Governor, Mr. Sanwo-Olu, shared a heartfelt message emphasizing the significance of fatherhood and leadership.

He noted that fatherhood is about responsibility, love, and sacrifice, quoting, “The same dedication I bring to my family, I bring to serving Lagos.”

The Governor’s words resonated with Lagos residents, who praised his commitment to building a stronger, more caring community.

Mr. Sanwo-Olu’s message also highlighted the importance of love and principles in guiding daily actions, both at home and in public service. He encouraged Lagos residents to uphold these values.

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