6 killed in Anyigba-Ajaokuta road crash

Daily Trust - - NEWS - From Itodo Daniel Sule, Lokoja

Six pas­sen­gers were killed and 12 oth­ers in­jured in a mo­tor ac­ci­dent that oc­curred along Anyigba -Ajaokuta road on Saturday.

Daily Trust learnt that the ac­ci­dent which in­volved a bus with regis­tra­tion num­ber MKD 841 XA and a Golf car with regis­tra­tion num­ber LKJ 335 CV oc­curred at Oju­woOlijo in Ofu LGA of Kogi state about 1.15 pm Saturday.

An As­sis­tant Corps Com­man­der of the Fed­eral Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mrs Amobi Modupe Stan­ley, who con­firmed the ac­ci­dent, said FRSC men ar­rived the scene about 1.59 pm for res­cue op­er­a­tions, adding that six of the pas­sen­gers were con­firmed dead on the spot while 12 oth­ers sustained vary­ing de­grees of in­juries.

She at­trib­uted the cause of the ac­ci­dent to dan­ger­ous over­tak­ing and, ad­vised drivers to be pa­tient on the high­way.

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