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“The suspected cause of the crash was a speeding commercial bus from Lagos to Benin which lost control and rammed into the truck with registration number MUS-730 XN travelling ahead.

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Lagos-Ibadan Expressway: 8 Passengers Die In Horrific Road Accident

Tragedy struck on Lagos-Ibadan highway today, June 12 as no less than eight persons were reportedly confirmed dead in a horrific accident involving a white Toyota Hiace bus and a blue Mack truck opposite Wichtech Roofing and Pipes on the expressway.

NIGERIA NEWS notes that Babatunde Akinbiyi, the public relations officer of the Ogun Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), who confirmed the incident attributed the unfortunate incident to over speeding and wrongful overtaking on the part of the bus.

Akinbiyi said that seven of the passengers in the bus with registration number BEN-313 YX died on the spot while the eighth person died at the hospital.

READ ALSO: 2019 recruitment of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) is ongoing

“Ten persons were involved in the accident – five male and five female. Five male and two female died on the spot while one female died at the hospital.

“The suspected cause of the crash was a speeding commercial bus from Lagos to Benin which lost control and rammed into the truck with registration number MUS-730 XN travelling ahead.

“We also learnt that the passengers in the bus just came in from Spain and had chattered the bus to take them to Benin City,” he said.

The TRACE spokesperson explained that the remains of the victims had been deposited at the mortuary of the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital (OOUTH), Sagamu, while the injured were also in the same hospital.

Clement Oladele, the Ogun Sector commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), also confirmed the incident.

Oladele reiterated the need for drivers to be cautious and always drive at the recommended speed limit.

He noted that life had no duplicate and passengers should not abdicate their responsibility of cautioning their drivers whenever they are driving recklessly.

Meanwhile, NIGERIA NEWS in a previous report had reported that vice president Yemi Osinbajo escapes chopper accident.

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President Muhammadu Buhari Offers A Condolence To The Jigawa State Governor

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President Muhammadu Buhari Offers A Condolence To The Jigawa State Governor

The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari Offers Condolences to the Jigawa state Governor, Abubakar Badaru due to the death of his mother in law Hajiya Binta Garba Tasha Funtua, NIGERIA NEWS reports.

Mr. President offered the condolences via his spokesperson, Garba Shehu on Sunday.

Presidential condolence message hereby goes, “I am profoundly touched by the passing of your mother-in-law, Hajiya Binta Garba Funtua and I join your entire family in mourning the inspiring mother.

“Your Excellency, words cannot express my grief over the demise of this great woman. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and all members of your family at this difficult time.

“While extending my condolences for this irreparable loss, I pray to Almighty God to comfort you and members of your family. May Allah forgive her shortcomings and reward her good deeds with aljanna. Amin thumma Amin.’’

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Umar Ganduje Has Taken An Aggressive Move On The Alleged Missing N6.8M At The Zoo (Full Details)

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Umar Ganduje Has Taken An Aggressive Move On The Alleged Missing N6.8M At The Zoo (Full Details)

The Kano state Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has taken a step on the alleged Gorilla that swallows the sum of 6.8 million naira at the Zoo, NIGERIA NEWS reports.

The incident which happened during the Eid-Fitr celebration and this has made the Governor of the state, Umar Ganduje to reacts in giving an order to get to the root of the matter.

According to the report gathered from the Managing Director of the Zoo, Umar Kobo, he narrated the ordeals by stating that:

“The issue is under investigations for now and I don’t want to say anything on the matter, many journalists have come to meet me but I don’t want to talk anything.

“What I can confirm is that money is missing.”

The Police representative in Kano, Abdullahi Haruna reveal the reports which state that 10 people that were on duty when the incident occurred have been apprehended and the investigation into the root of the matter is currently ongoing.

Mr. Haruna states as quoted below:

“Yes, it is true that money from five days of Sallah festivities is missing from the Kano zoo

“As at now, we have arrested 10 members of staff of the zoo including the security man and those working in the finance unit.”

The NIGERIA NEWS earlier reports that Ganduje has instructed the Anti-corruption commission to probe anyone involved in the incident. The order was reported by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Abba Anwar.

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