An accident which occurred this morning shortly after a campus shuttle conveying students to their respective departments in Ambrose Ali University , Ekpoma, Edo State left the bus park near the school gate, claimed the lives of two students.
One of the students identified as Ebere Omah died at the spot of the accident, resulting from 18 – seater bus’ somersault shortly after take off.
Other Ambrose Ali University student-passengers of the bus who sustained injuries and were in a critical condition, were taken to Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital for treatment.
Confirming the incident, Edo State Commissioner of Police, Johnson Kokumo, said a female student died in the crash.
“A female student died . Two are currently at the Irrua Specialist Hospital and one is at a private hospital” he said.
Friends of late Ebere Omah have all taken to social media to pen down tributes to her.
Ighalo Osemuahu Peace wrote;
*TRIBUTE TO OUR OWN DAMSEL MISS EBERE OMAH*
JUST LIKE A RAIN DROP FALLING FROM MY EYES, JUST LIKE A NIGERIA MOVIES FILM TRICKS, THE NEWS CAME AND PEARCE INTO OUR HEART ( FACULTY OF EDUCATION) AND AAU AT LARGE. IT SADDENS OUR HEART AND GRIEVE ENGULF US ALL. TEARS AND PAIN RAINING DOWN OUR EYES. STILL LIKE A BAD DREAM THAT IS TAKING TOO LONG TO END, CAN SOMEONE WAKE ME UP FROM THIS BAD DREAM I WISH TO DREAM IT NO MORE😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭
IT HURT SO MUCH YOU HAVE TO GO SO SOON AT THIS PROMISING AGE.HOW WISH WE KNOW THE GATE WAY TO WHEREVER YOU ARE NOW WE WOULD HAVE TRADE ANYTHING JUST TO GIVE YOU BACK YOUR PRICELESS LIFE BUT NO AMOUNT OF TEARS CAN BRING YOU BACK DEAR, SLEEP WELL AND REST WELL WITH THE LORD OUR CREATOR FOR HE HAS A BETTER PLACE FOR YOU.
REST IN PERFECT PEACE EBERE OMAH. WE LOVE YOU TO OUR MARROW AND WE WILL FOREVER MISS YOU DEAR!!!
*FACULTY OF EDUCATION MOURN TODAY MISS EBERE OMAH*
Ehiorobo Elijah wrote;
‘y will you finally leave us? Y will u not survive?y will you leave all these pains and tears on our eye???? I wish you could wake up now……R.I.P my EbereOmah U will forever be remembered’