A fatal auto crash on the main campus of the University of Ilorin on Monday night has led to the suspension of academic activities.
The Students’ Union of the institution disclosed this in a statement titled “UNFORTUNATE CAR ACCIDENT ON CAMPUS”
The News Beam gathered that at least five people lost their lives in the accident.
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According to the student body, the accident occurred after a commercial bus collided with a private car.
The statement titled read, ”We express our sympathy about the car accident that happened after the school dam. The unfortunate incident was alleged to have happened as a result of overspeeding of a private car which in turn hit a korope shuttle bus.”
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“The disastrous occurrence which happened around 9 pm yesterday evening claimed some lives (with the drivers of both vehicles inclusive). We deeply commiserate with the families of the deceased persons and pray that God grant them the fortitude to bear the irreparable losses.
“Also, we wish the injured victims a quick recovery as they receive treatment at the hospital. Students should however note that academic activities are suspended for today. We hereby enjoin the members of the University community to remain calm”, the statement concluded.
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