A serving member of the National Youth Service Corps, Feranmi Odedele, was on Wednesday arraigned before an Osogbo Chief Magistrates’ Court for reckless driving and the killing of one Pelumi Olasunkanmi.
The death of Olasunkanmi, a 16-year-old Junior Secondary School 3 pupil of the Coker Memorial High School, Ikirun, occurred last week Friday, when he was hit by a car driven by Odedele along the Osogbo-Gbongan Road.
The 29-year-old Odedele was said to have driven the car in a reckless manner and hit the deceased, who was selling garden eggs by the roadside.
Odedele was said to be returning to Osogbo from Ibadan to resume at his place of primary assignment, having been posted by the NYSC to Osun State for his mandatory one year service.
Addressing the court, the police prosecutor, Mr Joshua Oladoye, said the accused killed Olasunkanmi while driving a Honda car with number plate Lagos MUN 187 CU around 11.30am. Read more