Five persons, including family of four, reported killed

Written by on December 10, 2021

Five persons, including a family of four, have been reported killed in an auto accident inside the campus of the University of Ilorin.

The family of four included a father, mother and their two kids, while the fifth person involved in the accident was said to have been a student of the university.

The incident, which was confirmed by the university authorities, reportedly happened at about 9:00 pm on Monday along the university dam with some other victims sustaining varying degrees of injury.

In a statement on Wednesday, the President and Public Relations Officer of the university’s Students Union Government (SUG) Taofik, Waliu Opeyemi and Olabode, Stephen Opeyemi, respectively, said the unfortunate incident happened as a result of over-speeding of a private car which in turn hit a campus korope shuttle bus.

Also, a statement by the university’s Director of Corporate Affairs, Kunle Akogun, said that the management of the University of Ilorin received with sadness news of the unfortunate auto accident that occurred on campus on Monday evening.

Seun Fakorede

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