LASEMA driver docked for alleged reckless driving

 A 57-year-old truck driver, Kazeem Olabode, on Tuesday appeared in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for alleged reckless driving.

The police charged Olabode, resides in Ibafo, Ogun  with reckless driving, disobedience traffic and lack of  driver’s license.


The defendant, however, pleaded not guilty the charge.

The Prosecution Counsel, Insp Olusegun Oke, alleged that the defendant drove an unregistered truck belonging the State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) on the public highway in a careless and inconsiderate manner.

Oke told the court that the defendant committed the offences on July 3 about  10.30 a.m., on Allen Junction, Along Obafemi Awolowo Way, Ikeja.

He submitted that the defendant drove the truck in a dangerous manner by disobeying traffic and in the process, damaged a Toyota Camry car with registration number KTU721GJ, property one Mrs Priscilla Enaworu.

“The defendant failed and refused   produce a valid driver’s license on request,” the prosecutor said.

Magistrates Folashade Hughes admitted the defendant bail in the sum N100,000  with one surety in like sum.

Hughes ordered that the surety  must be gainfully employed and produce  evidence two years’ tax payment the State Government.

The magistrate adjourned the case until Sept. 20 for mention. (NAN)