Oyo cleric blames traffic light after ghastly accident
The General Overseer of Christ The Light Gospel Church Ministry, Inc, Ibadan, Oyo State, Bishop Solomon Aremu has blamed his accident on the recently installed traffic light at a junction linking the Nigeria Television Authority, Agodi Gate to the Total Garden-Goverment House Area, asking the state government to review it.
According to the Nation, the cleric made this known while speaking at the church headquarters in Ibadan, the state capital.
The cleric disclosed that he narrowly escaped death on Thursday morning after obeying the NTA Agodi, traffic light.
Aremu, whose is marking the 33rd anniversary of his ministry called on the state government to make necessary arrangements in reviewing the traffic light to thwart such crisis in the future.
Aremu stressed that the step has become necessary to avoid accidents that can lead to death within the axis.
The man of God said, “it was just simply by God’s grace that I survived the accident even with my granddaughter sitting beside me.
“If not for the traffic light just installed at the NTA junction, I would had moved a bit forward to see the traffic coming from the Total-Garden end of the road.
“Unknown to me, a trailer was ascending the Total Garden-Gate road and to avoid collusion with the trailer which refused to stop for the traffic light passing the traffic from Total-Garden end of the road hits a Toyota Camry coming from the Govt House route.”
The cleric, whose Toyota Forerunner was reportedly damaged, expressed his gratitutde to all those that assisted during the incident.