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Two dead, others injured as trailer fails brake in Ibadan

No fewer than two people have died and three injured after a trailer failed brake at Akinyele resettlement centre in Ibadan the Oyo State capital.

It was gathered by DAILY POST that about three people also sustained various degrees of injuries during the accident and they have been rushed to the hospital.

The accident has been confirmed by Alhaja Kafilat Olayiwola the commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Inclusion. She said that the accident involved two trailers.

Olayiwola condoled with the families of the victims.

She also enjoined drivers to take necessary precautions before driving, as this will avert such sad incidents.

She said, “We received a call about the accident that happened at the resettlement centre and immediately we responded.

“When we got there, an eye witness told us that a trailer loaded with rice hit another vehicle as a result of brake failure, one rammed into the fence up to the female hostel while the other trailer collapsed on another perimeter fence.”

“As I speak, the injured ones are receiving and responding to treatment in the Government hospital, nearby while the corpses have been buried according to Islamic rites.”

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