The Commissioner of Police, Ekiti state Command, CP TUNDE MOBAYO, alongside the Ekiti State Deputy Governor, OTUNBA BISI EGBEYEMI, today being 22nd June, 2021 at about 1140hrs visited the scene of a fatal accident which occurred along Ilumoba/Aisegba road that claimed seven (7) lives while several others injured.
The duo also visited the emergency unit of the Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital(EKSUTH) where some of the victims are currently receiving medical treatment.
It should be noted that at about 0600hrs of today being 22/06/2021, a Luxurious Bus with Registration Number BDG-47-WT and one Hummer Bus with Registration Number ABC-82-XH had a head-on collision along Ilumoba/Aisegba road which led to the death of seven(7) persons including the driver who were inside the Hummer Bus while several others inside the Luxurious Bus sustained different degrees of injuries.
ASP Abutu Sunday, PPRO Ekiti police command said “a team of Traffic Personnel from Ode Divisional Police Headquarters led by the DPO and some personnel of the Federal Road Safety Corp immediately mobilised to the scene, rescued the injured survivors to Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital, Ado-Ekiti and evacuated the seven confirmed dead bodies to the mortuary.
It was gathered that the Luxurious Bus was heading to Lagos from Kano while the Hummer Bus was from Lagos heading to Abuja before the accident occurred.
The Ekiti State Commissioner of Police, while commiserating with the families of the deceased travellers, prays God grants their souls eternal rest. The Commissioner also wish the victims who are currently receiving treatment in the Hospital a quick recovery.