2 traffic offenders get 60 hours of community service

A court has sentenced two traffic offenders to 60 hours of community service.

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Two convicts, Musiliu Akanji, 54, and Ibukun Oyewole, 32, have been arrested for a two-count charge of traffic offence.

The pair were taken to IkoroduMagistrates’ Court and found guilty of obstructing road traffic and reckless driving on Ikorodu highways.

"The first defendant, drove a Tata Luxury Bus with Reg. No. JJJ 33 XA and the second defendant, drove another Tata Luxury Bus with Reg.No. LSD 505 XQ. They committed the offences on Oct. 29 on Ikorodu township highways and the offences contravened Sections 45 and 18 (1) of the Road Traffic Laws of Lagos State."

Mrs A.B. Olagbegi, the magistrate, sentenced the two drivers to 60 hours of community service.

"You are hereby sentenced to 60 hours of community service for both offences committed. I advise you to desist from future-like offences as you may not go off the hook next time you repeat such offences.”

According to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Akanji and Oyewole were provided with cutlasses to cut the overgrown grasses within the court premises immediately.

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