Baby falls off her mother’s back on okada and crushed by a heavy duty truck

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According to Vanguard, A heavy duty truck, conveying crates of soft drinks, yesterday, at the Okorodafe Roundabout in Ughelli, Delta State, crushed a four-month-old baby girl, who had fallen off the back of her mother travelling on a commercial motorcycle, popularly known as Okada.

A witness, Efemena Okiemute, said that the baby fell on the middle of the road and was immediately crushed by the truck, which was directly behind the okada.

Ese, the 30-something year old mother of the baby, was said to be struggling to adjust the wrapper with which she strapped the baby to her back, while the Okada was in motion.

Officials of Ughelli Command of the Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC, cleared the remains of the dead baby from the road. This is sad news

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  1. The mother should be flogged. she should have carried her at her front, imagine adjusting her wrapper while the bike was in motion? people pay millions to have just one child.

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