The Lagos State Transport Management Agency (LASTMA) has condemned the assault and murder of its officials.
In a statement, Olajide Oduyoye, General Manager of the agency, said the incidents have become rampant. He said this while reacting to the murder of Obasu Segun Godwin, one of its officials, and injuries inflicted on Adeniyi Hakeem, his colleague.
Oduyoye stated that the pair had closed from work and were in mufti before they were attacked by drivers of ‘korope’ around the Anthony area of the state on Tuesday.
He said the officials were attacked with machetes and other dangerous objects by the driver of the bus with registration number: FKJ 452 YC.
He added that while Obasu died from injuries on his head, Adeniji is in a coma.