Adebayo Adenrele


The Federal Road Safety Corps(FRSC), has refuted the information moving around about 19 people who lost their lives to accident in Ekiti State.

The Sector Commander, FRSC in Ekiti State, Olusola Joseph, revealed that the number of passengers that occupied the two vehicles were 17, adding that seven passengers lost their lives and the victims had been deposited in the morgue.

In his words, “Those who lost their lives had been deposited in the mortuary. They were all male passengers. They were occupants of the two vehicles.”

“The passengers that suffered varying degrees of injuries are presently being treated at the Afe Babalola Multisystem hospital in Ado Ekiti.”

NEWSTODAYNG garnered that the accident, which occurred on wednesday evening, along  Iluomoba-Aisegba highway, claimed seven lives, which involved an 18-passenger bus and a Toyota car, which had an head-on collision leading to the death of the casualties.

An eyewitness revealed to NEWSTODAYNG today, that one of the vehicles was about dodging a pothole and was said to have lost control, and collided with the oncoming vehicle traveling to Ado Ekiti.

To this end, the FRSC Boss warned motorists against overspeeding, describing it as the reason for unwarranted carnages on Nigerian roadside, by strictly observing  traffic safety rules and regulation.