The Federal Road Safety Corps in Ogun State on Tuesday confirmed that the corpse of the missing non-academic staff member of the Tai Solarin College of Education, Ijegun, Tajudeen Oropo, has been recovered from the Ososa River in the Ijebu Ode area of the state.
Oropo had been declared missing on Saturday after his black Honda Civic car plunged into the river along the Sagamu-Ijebu-Ode-Benin Expressway in the Odogbolu Local Government Area.
The state Sector Commander of FRSC, Clement Oladele, said the corpse was recovered at 9.25am on Monday.
Oladele explained that the FRSC engaged the service of divers for the recovery.
He added that the remains of Oropo had been released to his family for burial according to Islamic rites.
He said, “The driver lost control due to speeding and flipped into the river along Sagamu-Benin Expressway on Saturday.
“The FRSC searched for the body of the victim but only saw the vehicle on Sunday, but we were able to recover the corpse through the assistance of divers on Monday.”