The Osun State Sector Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has confirmed the death of seven persons in the multiple fatal accident that involved a commercial bus, tricycle and motorcycle popularly known as Okada, in the early hours of Tuesday in Osogbo, the state capital.
The accident which was fatal involved a commercial bus with the registration number of Abuja – RBC15ZN and tricycle, which are now damaged beyond repair.
It was gathered that security operatives, marketers and other road users around the area, joined in the rescue efforts.
Meanwhile Osun State Governor, Dr. Ademola Adeleke has expressed sadness over the news of the death of some school students and others who lost their lives in the accident
In the statement issued by Mallam Olawale Rasheed, the spokesperson to the Governor, Adeleke conveyed the heartfelt sympathy of the Government and the people of Osun state to the families of those touched by the incident.
Adeleke reiterated the call on users of road to exercise caution and adhere strictly to safety guidance on roads, saying the State Government under him will work with relevant authorities to make our road more safer for road users.
While commending the state’s emergency service for the swiftness in responding to mishap as the current incident, the Governor declared the willingness of his administration to continue to pursue efforts to guide against an experience like this.