Connect with us

News

14 People Killed In Ghastly Auto Crash Along Lokoja-Obajana Road

Published

on

As many as fourteen persons have been killed in an accident along Lokoja-Obajana road in Kogi State.

The accident happened on Wednesday afternoon, January 6.

It was gathered that the accident involved a bus and a truck conveying cement from Obajana occurred at Old Akpata village.

According to an eye witness account, the accident occurred as a result of dangerous overtaking by the driver of the bus that was heading to Kabba. The witness said all the passengers in that bus died. 

Meanwhile, the Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has sympathised with families of the victims.

A statement issued by the State Commissioner for Information and Communications, Kingsley Fanwo, said that it is a sad that promising souls were lost in such a pathetic circumstance.

“As a Government, we will strengthen our road safety measures to ensure that avoidable loss of lives is averted.”

“We also call on the FRSC to intensify its surveillance along the roads and ensure that road users obey traffic laws as well as ensure that only roadworthy vehicles ply our roads. Every life is precious. The Kogi State Government expresses deep shock over this irreparable loss of lives as we pray that God grants families of the deceased the fortitude to bear their losses.” the statement read

A
A

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Advertisement

Popular this week

  • News13 hours ago

    Capital Police Draw Firearms Against Invading Trump Supporters

  • Entertainment News21 hours ago

    Wizkid has a greater fanbase than Davido – Davido fan confesses

  • News11 hours ago

    DNA Test Saga Has Made Some Ladies Reveal Their Secrets

  • Featured6 hours ago

    Athletic Bilbao vs Barcelona 2-3 Highlights (Download Video)

  • News11 hours ago

    Two Elderly People Slump And Die After Alighting From Vehicles In Rivers (Graphic Photo)

  • News15 hours ago

    FG To Borrow Dormant Account Balances And Unclaimed Dividends From Nigerians

  • Music10 hours ago

    Download Music Mp3:- OzzyBee Ft Teni – Omah Baby

  • Featured13 hours ago

    Darkovibes – Sierra Leone