Bike Rider Swept Away By Flood After He Refused To Let Go Of His Bike

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By Abubakar S. H

A commercial motorcyclist also known as Okada rider whose identity is yet to be confirmed was swept away by heavy rain in Kubwa, Bwari Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory, on Tuesday.

The motorcyclist who ignored several appeals from residents and some on lookers attempted to cross a culvert which serves as a make shift bridge linking one part of the community to the other.

He was overpowered by the fast moving body of water as he attempted to prevent his motorcycle from being dragged into the muddy water.

A video clip of sad incident was circulated on the community WhatsApp group by a resident who caught the incident using a mobile telephone.

The fate of the Commercial motorcyclist could not be ascertained as at the time of filing this report.

The leaders of Okada riders in the area have initiated a search in a bid to rescue him but couldn’t see the corpse.

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