Residents of Dinyavoh, Mile six by-pass Jalingo were in panic at the early hours of today as a tri-cycle rider commonly known as ‘Keke Napep’ who knocked down a woman and a child was almost lynched by an angry crowd.
It took the intervention of some Peace Corps personnel and a few upright citizens to calm the situation.
According to the Community Head, Mr. Simon, said it has become imperative that the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) intensify the enforcement of road rules to all road users. The Rider of the keke Napep was accosted by the angry crowd of the area as he was the offender who was driving on the wrong lane of a dual road.
An eyewitness who is a trader in the area close to the incident disclosed to Taravoices.com that Keke Napep Riders are fond of such lawlessness of driving by the wrong lane.
The Victims of the sudden accident were rushed to the Specialist Hospital Jalingo as they sustained injuries from the collision.