16th November, 2022
A Nigerian Army corporal, Abayomi Ebun, has been detained after he knocked down and killed one Brig. Gen. A. O James, the Director of Finance, Nigerian Armed Forces Resettlement Centre, NAFRC, in Lagos.
The drunk corporal who also who works at NARC was driving out of the Barracks when he knocked the General down.
According to PRNigeria, the tragic incident happened at the NAFRC Old Barracks in Lagos.
Gen. James was said to be walking to his house within the Barracks when the corporal hit him with his car from behind and knocked him down.
Quoting a source at the NAFRC Barracks, PRNigeria reports that Ebun was drunk at the time of the incident occurred, and was driving recklessly.
“He has been detained by the NAFRC provost for further investigation,” said the source.
Though General James was swiftly evacuated to the NAFRC Medical Center after the incident, he was confirmed him dead by doctors at the centre.