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Driver Dies After being chased by NURTW Officials

Sunday turned out a sad day for the family of a bus driver after he was killed in a crash along Iwo road - Toll Gate expressway in Ibadan.

The Lagos-bound 18-seater bus was reportedly chased by members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers for allegedly picking passengers at what they termed "unauthorized place".
Two passengers who survived the fatal crash, told Fresh 105.9 FM that the transport union members, riding in a vehicle with NURTW written on its body, smashed the windscreen of the bus and threw a tyre in its way, making the driver to lose control and the vehicle summersaulted, as it went up in flames.

The passengers were lucky to escape with the help of people around the scene. Sadly, the bus driver, who was trapped under was however burnt beyond recognition.

His remains were evacuated by officials of the Toll Gate Unit of the FRSC, Oyo State Sector. How sad!

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