attacked by an angry mob for allegedly abducting eight pupils of Oyes
Faithful College, Ifo.
the commercial bus marked, AKD-948-XJ Lagos, at the Techno bus stop
after leaving the school.It was learnt that two unidentified men sat
beside the driver, while the conductor manned the bus entrance.
the driver was alleged to have shunned their calls and continued
speeding on the expressway.
Ajibose Fawasi, 11, was said to have also leaped out of the bus, leaving
behind six female pupils.
and forced it to a halt.A lawyer, Isaac Durowoju, told PUNCH Metro he
called the police to rescue the suspects from the mob, adding that
injured pupils had been taken to the hospital.
He said, “After two of the pupils alighted at Iya Abiodun bus stop,
other pupils observed that the driver took to the fast lane and started
“When they told the driver and the conductor where they
would alight, the two men laughed at them. While on motion, two boys
jumped out at different intervals, but the driver refused to stop. This
was what aroused the curiosity of a motorist, who blocked him three bus
stops from where he should have stopped.”
two pupils jumped out of the vehicle, they reportedly pleaded for mercy.