[Osun]–The Federal Road Safety Corps, Ilesha, Osun State had returned the sum of N500,000 to sibling of one of the accident victim in Ilesha.
The money was returned to the brother of the accident victim identify as Jimoh Razak by the Unit Commandant, Federal Road Safety Corps, Ilesha, Mr. Samuel Oyedeji at the FRSC office Ilesha.
The Unit Commandant, Mr. Samuel Oyedeji in his address before handling over the money to the victim’s brother before journalists said ” This kind of money is blood money and we must ensure the return”.
Samuel said ” This money was recovered on April 25, 2017 from the scene of an auto crash involving a Toyota Previer with registration number EKY 626 AC along Ilesa – Ipetu Ijesa Road”.
“The owner of the money recovered by FRSC personnel is Mrs. Hafsat Idris who is still critically ill due to the injuries sustained in the accident”.
“For this reason we are presenting the money to the brother of the accident victim (Hafsat). It has been proven beyond doubt that they are the owner as necessary documents had proven it”.
“The FRSC had conducted intensive investigation to know the owner”.
“Part of the document requested by the agency and presented by Razak is affidavit to prove that he had the permission of his sister to collect the money on her behalf and the bank detail that shows how the money is been collected”.
“We have taken permission from the Zonal Commander to return the money after we have carried out our own investigation. We have the evidence that the money was withdrawn from a branch of Zenith Bank , the wrappers and the stamp on the money showed that the money came out of a Zenith Bank”
“ I appreciate the rescue team , especially the head of that team, for being honest because that is what we preach at FRSC. ”
Oyedeji stated that the FRSC had been returning money and items recovered from accident scenes to their owners and would not stop doing so .
Rasak in his gratitude address said ” I thank FRSC for disclosing that the money was recovered from the scene”.
He also pleaded with the FRSC to intensify campaign against the use of Tokunbo tyres, especially by commercial drivers, saying that was the main cause of most accidents.Please Follow Us @ThePageNg