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16 Nigerian Policemen Killed In Motor Accident At Omu Aran, Kwara State

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Jan 21, 2013 – 16 Nigerian Police Recruits Burnt To Death In Auto Crash Accident At Omu Aran In Kwara State

16 policemen, who had just passed out of Police College were yesterday burnt to death at Omu-Aran area of Kwara State following an auto crash involving a Mercedes Benz car and Hummer bus.

Eye witnesses told Vanguard that the accident occurred at about 9:00 a.m in front of the Federal Government Girls College, Omu-Aran in Irepodun Local Government Area of the state.

The Toyota Hummer bus which the policemen chattered was travelling from Ilorin to Nasarawa State, while the Mercedes Benz car with number plate Kaduna AB 347 BKA was coming from the opposite direction and rammed into the “police vehicle.”

It was said the impact caused the fire to erupt. Rescuers were said to have arrived too late as the two vehicles were said to have been burnt into ashes before their arrival.

However, there were three survivors who were rushed to Omu-Aran General Hospital where they are receiving treatment.

Vanguard checks also revealed that the policemen were indigenes of Kwara who were trained in Lagos.They reportedly made a detour to Ilorin enroute Nasarawa State where they were allegedly posted to before they met their untimely death.

Confirming the accident, the Police Public Relations Officer, Fabode Femi, who said the police were aware of the accident, however, added that he was yet to confirm the number of casualty.

He assured that he would brief the press as soon as he was able to get the accurate figure of the victims.(Vanguard)



  1. faith uAK

    January 21, 2013 at 6:52 AM

    OMG,dis is seroius,RIP

  2. Seunwill

    January 21, 2013 at 2:26 PM

    May their soul Rest in peace. I enployed FG to do something for their families.

  3. Star

    January 21, 2013 at 5:14 PM

    You see, if the driver who collided with Police war was trained, before acquiring licence, he will not be on the opposite direction.

    All car drivers must surrender their old licence and go through road safety rule, road signs test and driving test before obtaining the new driving licence.

    • Bittertruth

      September 18, 2013 at 10:41 AM

      Star….please forget Road Safety Rules, even up till date, nothing changes….they create the rules but no body to implement it, many people still acquired their License without taken a step from their home even till date…..we are in nigeria, have you forget that “Nigeria Law is just like a Cobwebs? that only caught small/poor ant only”
      May their soul rest in peace….

  4. Idowu

    January 21, 2013 at 6:00 PM

    They have paid the supreme price! REST IN PEACE,MEN!

  5. mbekeson

    January 22, 2013 at 9:53 AM

    After graduating from 15 months training @ Police College, now them to reap what the sow, death struck them, Oh God give them internal life Forever in Your Kingdom Amen

  6. bezo

    January 22, 2013 at 10:51 AM

    Dem die well, stupid people

    • Chidera Eze

      January 23, 2013 at 10:17 AM

      Bezo, u re d greatest fool under d planet earth, dnt u hav human sympathy? @ least 4 whom Der re not wot Der re?

    • kay

      January 27, 2013 at 11:39 AM

      bezo,u a useless human bein,even thugh u ar nothing less dan animal,pigs,gorilla etc. Bezo dis ar your family kingdom. My brother and sister who fall into dis victim,may ur gentle soul rest in perfect peace.(amen)

  7. emeka

    January 23, 2013 at 6:32 AM

    Govt and drivers are the ones killing nigerians through accidents. Bads roads and impatients.

  8. sim

    January 23, 2013 at 8:19 AM

    may their soul rest in peace

  9. kay

    January 27, 2013 at 11:41 AM

    May their soul rest in Peace

  10. Joseph

    January 29, 2013 at 2:45 PM

    God please we all have sin nd gone short 2 thy gorly of u. 4gv all dis souls dat got bunt @ car accident nd aspect their souls in ur bossom. AMEN

  11. truth

    July 8, 2013 at 2:30 PM

    The chicken has come home to roast

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