Monday, 8 February 2016


A ghastly motor accident has claimed the lives of
six members of the polytechnic Ibadan, amomg
them, students and staff.
The accident occured on at about 6pm Monday
along Oyo/Ibadan Expressway.
The accident involved a Hummer Bus of the
Quantity Surveying department of the institution
which was conveying some students and staff of
the department to Oyo.
It was gathered that the tyre of the 18- seater bus
burst in motion and the bus somersaulted. Four
passengers reportedly died on the spot while two
died later at the Adeoyo State hospital.
The injured persons were rushed to the Oyo Town
General Hospital for treatment. Information was
sketchy as at the time of filing t his report whether
the number of casualties had increased.
New Telegraph however quoted the Public Relations
Officer, of the insitution, Mr Soladoye Adewole, as
“I just got the news not quite long. We have not
been able to ascertain the number of deaths, but we
have actually recorded some deaths. Our Director
of Medical Services and Registrar Mr Ezekiel
Fehintola have gone to the scene. We have not been
given full details of the incident”
Every school activities has been suspended till next
Source : jaymejate, student


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