Traffic Officer Allegedly Dies Few Minutes After Arresting Motocyclist

A staff of Oyo State Road Traffic Management Agency (OYRTMA) identified as Kehinde Abdulrasheed Jimoh, has reportedly died few minutes after arresting a commercial motorcyclist

According to Daily Post the OYRTMA official allegedly fell off a motorcycle and died due to the injuries sustained from the accident.The motorcycle he fell from was the one impounded from the commercial driver.The deceased was later rushed to the hospital after the incident.

However the general manager of OYRTMA, Commander Adeoye Adekola, confirming the death of the deceased, said he did not fall off a motorcycle.Instead, he said that the deceased had complained of dizziness and parked his motorcycle. He was consequently rushed to a hospital where he was confirmed dead.He said: “We had routine deployment of our officers and Mayors at Water/Idi Ape Command, to all our various beats within the jurisdiction, including Traffic controlled light at Idi Ape junction for morning shift today, Wednesday, 30th, March, 2022.

After the completion of their shift around few minutes passed 2 o’clock, the duo of Kehinde Abdulrasheed Jimoh, (the deceased), and Popoola Babajide left with the deceased’s Okada for office to give their commander the report of their shift.“On getting to the front of Odua Shopping mall, opposite Oando filling station, Idi Ape, the deceased just parked and complained of dizziness, and he was assisted by his colleague.“He was then rushed to the govt hospital at Adeoyo with others that came around but was confirmed dead by a doctor.

He might be suffering from undisclosed illness before now.”


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