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Gov Sanwo-Olu speaks as train collides with BRT bus in Lagos

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has reacted as a train collided with a BRT bus in the Ikeja area of the State.

Spark News Daily had reported that two persons were confirmed dead, and many casualties were recorded as a moving train crashed into a Lagos State Government bus known at the PWD bus stop in the Ikeja area of the state on Thursday morning.

Reacting on his Twitter page, Sanwo-Olu expressed sadness over the incident.

He wrote, ”I am deeply saddened by the news of the train/bus accident. The vehicle was conveying staff of the Lagos State Government, our staff who serve the state in different capacities. Let’s say a prayer for the families and a prayer of mercy and protection for our state.

“My thoughts are with the victims and their families during this difficult time. A big thank you to well meaning Lagosians who immediately joined in rescue efforts.

”Our first responders and emergency services are on ground and we will share more information shortly.”

Prevail Inegbenose

Prevail Inegbenose is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Spark Media & Entertainment Ventures, the publisher of Spark News Daily - Nigeria's most sought-after online news platform - Politics, Sport & Entertainment. Prevail Inegbenose hails from Irrua, Esan Central LGA of Edo State. He studied Mass Communication from the prestigious Auchi Polytechnic Auchi and graduated in 2007. Prevail Inegbenose is a veteran journalist with 15 years of active and practical journalism. He has authored so many write-ups, a lot of which had been published in the newspapers, magazines and social media. Hence Prevail Inegbenose is a Journalist, Writer, Researcher, Author, Communication Expert and Consultant, Social Media Influencer, Project Management Expert, Peace Ambassador and Advocate of Good Governance and Better Society. He's a Pastor, in fact the Lead Pastor, House of God Int'l - Rest Tabernacle, Abuja Nigeria.

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