October 2, 2016

16 people die as bus plunges into river on Independence Day

16 people die as bus plunges into river on Independence Day

A commercial bus skidded off the Owode-Idiroko Road and plunged into the Iju River in Ado-Odo Ota LGA of Ogun State on Saturday October 1 2016.

According to a surviving occupant of the bus who gave his name as Taofeek:

“There were 20 passengers onboard. Eight of them were male while the remaining 12 were female. The accident happened about 10.45 am due to excessive speeding on the part of the driver.”

 

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