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28 die in Kaduna, Ondo, Kwara accidents

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At least 28 people were killed after a deadly road accident, in a report It was the deadliest transportation accident in Kaduna, Ondo and Kwara state on Saturday and Sunday.

“Seven persons died in the crash, with five injured, who are now receiving treatment in hospital. Troops and security agencies helped clear the site and ensure the normal flow of traffic,” he said.

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“Several other fatal accidents have occurred recently along the route, all caused by drivers switching lanes to drive against the normal flow of traffic, usually leading to head-on collisions with oncoming vehicles.

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“On Saturday morning, two lives were lost in such a crash around Olam Farms. Two days before that, four persons died in another crash close to the NYSC camp. A similar crash occurred last Wednesday, January 20th 2021.

“Governor Nasir El-Rufai expressed dismay at the report, and commiserated with the families of the deceased, while wishing the injured quick recovery.”

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Corps Public Education Officer Assistant Corps Marshal Bisi Kazeem said the Ondo accident occurred opposite the Adekunle Ajasin University campus, adding that accident involved an articulated vehicle, a mini bus and a Lexus car. He blamed it on brake failure.

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The Kwata incident occurred at Otte town, close to Ilorin International Airport road along Ilorin-gbomoso highway.

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