On Thursday, the anxiety in Osogbo, the capital of Osun State, was tangible after a truck carrying prisoners to the State High Court collided with a commercial minibus, injuring two people.
Commercial motorcycle riders and a few irate youngsters blocked the well-known Olaiya Interchange in protest after the incident, which instantly triggered violent protest.
Witnesses claimed that the driver of the jail truck disobeyed a traffic light that had signaled him to halt and, as a result, struck a minibus, injuring both the driver and one of the passengers.
As of the time of filing this report, police drafted to the scene, had dispersed the protesters, with teargas.
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