Pastor Charles Ezechila of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, (RCCG) his two sons, Peculiar,12, and Chibuike, 14, and three others were crushed to death along with two others on their way home from the church?s monthly Holy Ghost vigil at Ojota Bus Stop on Saturday, July 8th.
The articulated truck with registration number AKD 663 KF conveying a 40ft container Laden with plywood fell on Volkswagen commercial bus (Danfo) with registration number
FST 944 XR which was driven by pastor Charles. The prompt intervention by the LASEMA Response Unit led to the rescue of three victims who were taken to the Trauma Centre Toll Gate.The dead bodies of Charles, his sons and others trapped in the bus were extricated and taken to Ikorodu General Hospital Mortuary.
The surviving children are Emmanuel and Victoria who are in College.