BREAKING: Protest As Woman Dies In Ekiti Accident


A woman, who was a passenger on a motorcycle, was killed in an accident at Aramoko Ekiti in the Ekiti West Council Area of Ekiti State on Friday.

Sources said the Okada conveying the rider and the woman was crushed by a vehicle that was allegedly speeding.

Angered by the incident, the people of Aramoko took to the streets to protest the killing of one of them, allegedly through the recklessness of the driver of the vehicle.


The protesters were said to have barricaded the major road in the community, thus leaving in its trail heavy traffic build-up along the ever-busy highway.

Although the sources could not ascertain the identity of the deceased woman, they said she was a resident, hence the reason for the solidarity and protest.


The Police Public Relations Officer for Ekiti State Police Command, Sunday Abutu, who confirmed the incident, said, “The driver of the vehicle is already in the police custody for further investigations. The remains of the deceased person have been deposited in the morgue.”

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