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BRT Driver In Court For Reckless Driving

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A 56- year-old Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) driver, Yusuf Adewale appeared in a Surulere Chief Magistrates’ Court.

He allegedly drove in a dangerous manner that resulted in the death of one man.

He resides at No 25, Obafemi Awolowo Way, Otta, Ogun State.

The police charged Adewale with two counts of reckless driving and manslaughter.





Adewale, however, pleaded not guilty.

The prosecution counsel, Insp Adewale Sodiq, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on March 18, along Funsho Williams Avenue by Albati Barracks inwards Ojuelegba, Lagos.

Okoliko, alleged that the defendant recklessly drove a BRT bus with registration number: EKY 569 XY and caused the death of a pedestrian.

The offence, he said, contravened the provisions of sections 18 and 20 of the Road Traffic Law of Lagos State, 2012.

Magistrate O.O. Otitoju admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N500, 000, with two responsible sureties in like sum.

She ordered the prosecutor to send the case file to the State Director of Public Prosecutions for legal advice. Otitoju adjourned the case until April 22.









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