Three officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps,(FRSC), have been struck to death by thunder which occurred on Wednesday.
The incident which occurred in the town of Ilese, near Ijebu -Ode, Ogun State around 10 a.m followed a drizzling which was accompanied by the lightning that entered into the FRSC’s office located at the Old Toll Gate in Ilese town and killed its victims.
A senior member of the Corps, told Vanguard that there were about twelve officials in the exact office when the lightning occurred, accompanied by the thunder which struck three of his colleagues to death.
The FRSC Public Relations Officer in the state, Florence Okpe also confirmed the incident but did not give details.
Men of the state’s special security outfit, “OP MESA” took over security of the entire area, chased onlookers away and prevented journalists from taking pictures.
Also, traditional worshipers otherwise known as Sango adherents joined other FRSC officials at the scene of the incident to perform some traditional rites on the corpses before they were released to government officials for burial.