Posted on Fri 30 Oct 2020, 11:09 AM

President Muhammadu Buhari is saddened by the gruesome vehicle accident in Mgbowu, Awgu Local Government Area of Enugu State, in which scores of people died, most of them school pupils.

The president’s condolence message was contained in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, titled “President Buhari mourns victims of Enugu crash involving pupils.”

Posted on Thu 29 Oct 2020, 02:35 PM

Sixteen people were killed and 15 injured Thursday when a bus collided with a refrigerated lorry in western Senegal, emergency services said.

Nine women were among the fatalities in the accident, which occurred around 2 a.m. in the Thies region about 60 kilometres (35 miles) from the capital Dakar.

The bus, with a 60-seat capacity, was heading to Rosso near the border with Mauritania, the fire brigade said, adding that the number of people on board was unknown.

Local media said the truck was hauling fish to Dakar.

Posted on Sun 12 Jul 2020, 10:59 PM

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has said that no fewer than five persons lost their lives in a fatal accident on the Nsukka-Obollo road in Enugu State.

The FRSC Sector Commander in the state, Mr Ogbonnaya Kalu, gave the confirmation in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Enugu.

Kalu said that the accident occurred at about 4 pm. on July 10 at Kpokpo junction, by Micho Link Filling Station, on the ever-busy road.

He said that FRSC officials took two other seriously injured victims of the accident to the hospital.

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