The federal and state governments have been urged to dualize the main trunk A road in Ogbomoso, Oyo State, by the local residents.

Speaking over the weekend, locals stressed the importance of this measure in reducing the frequency of traffic accidents.

Approximately 18 people were reported killed in various vehicle accidents in the area within a week, according to mismob latest count.

Numerous others also suffered injuries that may have been fatal.

Ogbomoso is connected to other cities in the country’s south and north via this road.

It is situated between the following: Aroje, Sabo, Caretaker, Arinkinkin High School, Agric, and Takie. Approximately seven or eight kilometers separate the two ends of the route.

Three traditional chiefs from the Oriire Local Government Area were among the casualties of the wrecks. The people of Odogbo, Bowula, and Ayetoro all lost loved ones: Olodogbo, Onibowula, and Alayetoro.

As they made their way to the burial celebration, they passed the home of a brother of one of the zone’s traditional rulers, Oba Oyebunmi Ajayi, Oloolo of Oolo.

It has been reported that three motorcyclists were killed in the Emaayo area, while riding along the route.

At approximately 3:30 in the morning on Saturday, a gasoline truck crashed, spilled its contents, and caught fire in Sekona village, causing nine people to be severely burned.

Another incident occurred on Saturday morning in the Caretaker/Ijeru Baptist Basic School area. A commercial biker and his passenger were allegedly crushed to death by a trailer.

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