The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Anambra Command returned N716,800 cash found at an auto crash site at Ozubulu on Onitsha-Owerri expressway, in Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra State, to the family of the deceased
Presenting the money, Assistant Corps Commander Mr Bamidele Ayanwale, the Unit Commander, Oraifite, said the amount was recovered when the FRSC officers went on a rescue mission after the occurrence of an accident.
The Spokesperson of the Command, Ms Florence N Edor, made this known to journalists.
In the release, “Ayanwale said the money belonging to late Mrs Oparaocha was returned to her son, Mr Chibueze Oparaocha, after a written undertaking with full identification by the Unit intelligence officer.
“They contacted the relatives through the mobile phone of the victim.
“The ghastly motor accident involved a Nissan Bus with registration number LSH517YG and a truck with registration number GGU83XA.
“Seven persons – three males and four females were involved in the crash that happened on March 22, at Ozubulu in which the driver and a passenger in the bus later died.
“The crash occurred because of speeding,’’ noted the statement in which motorists were admonished to always exercise patience when driving on the highways in order to avert loss of lives and property.
Chibueze Oparaocha, son of the decease, thanked the FRSC for their kindness and honesty.
“I was surprised when we got the call to come and collect the money found on my late mother. I did not believe that such a gesture can still happen in Nigeria of today. “I thank FRSC for their efforts and honesty,’’ he was quoted as having said.