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Amaka Ndoma-Egba, Six Others Perish In Fatal Crash

Seven persons including Amaka, who is the wife of a former Senate Leader, Senator Ndoma Egba, have lost their lives while not less than eight others, were critically injured in a fatal accident that occurred along Ore-Okitipupa Road, in Ondo State.

The four vehicles involved according to a witness, are a commercial Toyota Avensis car bus, a Honda car, a truck and a Toyota Coaster bus belonging to the Sports Centre of the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, AAUA.

It was gathered that the late wife of the former Senate Leader, was being conveyed in a Toyota Coaster Bus, belonging to the Sports Centre of the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba, Akoko from Benin to Igbokoda, in Ilaje Local Government Area of the state.

The occupants of the ill-fated bus, according to the source, were on the way for a burial programme at Igbokoda.

Confirming the crash, the Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Ondo State, Mr Ahmed Hassan, confirmed the accident, however, said that only four persons, three females and a man died in the accident.

Also speaking, the head of Public Relations, Media and Protocol of AAUA, Mr Victor Akinpelumi, said the only information he had, was that a Coaster bus of the institution, on official assignment, was involved in an accident.

Leke Adegbite

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