Body of drowned Okada rider packed from the scene after traditionalists performed rites.


The body of a commercial motorcycle operator identified as Idowu Akomolafe who was drowned on Friday at  Oke-Iya in   Ijoka area of Akure, the Ondo state capital has been buried.

His lifeless body was moved from the scene of the incident after  some traditionalists had carried out a spiritual exercise.

Some women dressed in white attire performed the rites with birds and fowls before the body of the deceased Okada rider was lifted from the scene.

Residents of  the area woke up on Saturday to a horrific scene of the corpse of Akomolafe who got drown in flood occasioned by  rainstorms.

The deceased was said to have been  carried away with his motorcycle while trying to navigate the waters on his way home.

Residents  blamed the sad incident on diversion of flood from streets on Ijoka to their area due to road construction.

The late Akomolafe who is in his mid thirties and married with two children was a landlord in the area