A Nigerian driver attached to Ejiro Onovughe Motors, has been eulogized over his bravery which left him dead, and kept his passengers alive.
According to one of the passengers of the late Nigerian driver, the deceased who was conveying passengers from Delta to Lagos state, intentionally ensured it was his side of the car that collided with the trailer, to protect his passengers.
It was further gathered that the driver died at the spot. Here are photos below;
This is coming after News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reported that two pupils of Our Lady of Fatima School, Kuru, near Jos in Plateau, lost their lives in an accident involving their school bus on Monday.
An official of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) at the site of the incident, told NAN that the early morning accident, which occurred around Mararaba-Jama’a road, was as a result of brake failure.
“A total of 100 children and seven staff were in the bus; two children were killed instantly, while those injured have been taken to hospitals,” the official told NAN, pleading anonymity.
According to the official, one boy and one girl lost their lives. He added that 18 kids were taken to Our Lady of Fatima Hospital, Jos, 76 to the Plateau Specialist Hospital, Jos while four others were rushed to Bukuru Specialist Hospital.
Meanwhile, Gov. Simon Lalong has visited some of the injured children taken to Plateau Specialist Hospital. Lalong, who visited the children on their individual beds, spoke to them in whispers, urging them to be strong.
A parent, Mathias Jugul, whose six-year-old daughter, Rita Jugul, was involved in the accident, in an interview told PREMIUM TIMES, said that his child’s accident was minor and called on the government to assist the school and pay hospital bills.
Mr Yakub Dati, the Commissioner for Information and Communication, later told NAN that the governor had promised to pay the medical bills of those involved in the accident.