7 feared killed in Kogi fatal road crash
Police authorities in Kogi State, have confirmed that seven people were killed when the bus they were traveling in tumbled at Okura in Ankpa local government area of the state on Saturday.
Recall that the Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Samuel Oyedeji, had earlier confirmed three persons dead but the spokesman of the command in Kogi, SP William Aya while setting the record straight on Saturday said seven people lost their lives.
“It was a lone motor accident along Ankpa/Okura/Egume/Ayingba road that involved a Toyota Hiace Bus.
“The accident occurred at Okura, where the bus somersaulted into the bush, the driver and six other passengers lost their lives,” he said.
Although he could not confirm the identities of the victims but sources, however, said they were members of the Social Democratic Party, who were on their way to Ayingba for a stakeholders’ meeting.
When contacted, the spokesman for the SDP, Faruk Adejo-Audu, said he was not aware of the accident but promised to find out and revert.