According to the statement sent to The Ameh News (TAN) in the commiseration message signed by the President of the Council, Mr. Rotimi Edu, saying the Council is sad demise of the six victims and injury sustained by others who were majorly public servants with Lagos State government was most disheartening
Edu expressed confidence and the assurance that any of the victims’ dependents or the injured that were insured would be adequately compensated by the insurance industry.
While Council called for better management and control of railway authority’s level crossing to avert similar disasters in future, especially in busy or high density areas.
Further more the Council applauded the Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu for declaring 3-day of mourning during which there would also be a cessation of electioneering campaigns in honour of the victims.
He pointed out that the media report, stated that six people were killed and dozens injured when the train crashed into a passenger bus taking government staff to work when it collided with the intra-city train in the Ikeja area of Lagos.