Breaking: Truck kills maritime journalist in Lagos

Segun Agbolade..

A truck this afternoon knocked down and killed a maritime journalist, Segun Agbolade, in the Trinity area of Apapa, Lagos.

Agbolade, popularly known as Effisy, was reportedly riding on a motorcycle, commonly called okada in local parlance, on his way out of Apapa when the accident that claimed his life occurred.

Before his death, Agbolade worked with with Sky Times newspaper.

He was an alumnus of Lagos State Polytechnic.

He is the second maritime journalist to die in one week.

Just last week, another maritime reporter, Kayode Atofolaki died in Kwara State after a brief illness.

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