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Cement Truck Accident Killed College Student At Eleyele In Ibadan

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Cement Truck Accident Killed College Student At Eleyele In Ibadan

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Sept 28, 2013 – Cement Truck Accident Killed College Student At Eleyele In Ibadan

A cement truck driver lost control of his lorry on Friday afternoon at Eleyele area of Ibadan, Oyo State, killing a student on the spot.

The lorry, which was loaded with cement, also collided with a commercial bus, injuring four others. The deceased student, who was identified as Rashidat Akinola, attended the Federal Cooperative College, Ibadan.

Eyewitnesses said the lorry, with number plate XA178BDG, was coming from the Dugbe end of the road and going towards Ologuneru area when it crushed the young woman. The other four victims that sustained various degrees of injuries were occupants of an 18-seater bus, which was also involved in the accident.

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Olabisi Ilobanafor, told our correspondent that the driver was Lateef Okunola from Ipokia area of Ogun State.

She said, “He lost control of the vehicle at Eleyele roundabout and killed Rashidat Akinola on the spot.”

The injured persons were taken to the hospital by the Oyo State Mobile Ambulance Service.

A resident in the area told our correspondent that the driver and his assistant attempted to flee the scene of the accident but were prevented by eyewitnesses.

“After killing the woman, the driver and his friend tried to run away but they were apprehended by the people around. The driver looked to be about 20 years of age. He appeared to be too young to drive such a big vehicle,” she said.

[Saturday Punch]



  1. Timmy

    September 28, 2013 at 3:00 AM

    rip rashidat what a loss! wishing the injured quick recovery

  2. red

    September 28, 2013 at 3:56 AM

    Who in his right state of mind will let a 20yr old drive a load full of cement? Rip in peace.

    • Opebi

      September 28, 2013 at 4:08 AM

      what do you expect in a country without law
      anybody can get a driver license in Nigeria if they have money
      money controls everything in Naija
      rip rashidat

  3. D Hunter

    September 28, 2013 at 4:01 AM

    Oh! Wat a loss 2 an unsuspectin family n a future wife of a surposed husband 2ru whom some children wld‘ve come in2 d world cut in her very prime. It‘s so sad. D Hunter is immeasurably sorry 4 d GREAT loss n hereby xtend his hrtfelt sympathy yll whishin dat God almighty grants d bereaved family d furtitude 2 bear d irrepearable loss.

  4. Tom

    September 28, 2013 at 6:57 AM

    The accident scene was prety terrific.The lady wasn’t with various degrees of injury but her body wasn’t in place because it scattered everywhere.

  5. don

    September 28, 2013 at 6:58 AM

    What a tragedy!

  6. bezo

    September 28, 2013 at 8:15 AM

    @Red is a ***l, how many years do want someone to drive when he is 80yrs, what kind of small brain do u even have, at least 18 is suppose to drive in all ramifications, is this the first day he have been driving it! Accident is normal and is no one’s fault, u have to grow up girl,

  7. Austine J.

    September 28, 2013 at 3:28 PM

    Wat a gr8t lost RIP

  8. Taiwo

    September 28, 2013 at 5:13 PM

    Innalilahi wainalahi Rojihuna

  9. red

    September 28, 2013 at 11:59 PM

    When I came to. this site d firsts thing I notice was. ur. high level of stupidty.I sent my pi to investigate u thats. lf u know what a pi does.I just can’t. believe it.this hunger u have to be famous is about to drag u to ur rave.u don’t have to behave like a zombie becos. everybody knowe.coming to about d driver and ur comment Shows me how poor d bezo family is becos. Poverty is what led d boy to be a driver instead of been in school.l also notice ur. reason of attracting which is to notice. (D man everybody knows name)but d hlaugh at unot with u.bezo. get a job,travel,meet people and see you advance d world is becos ur. local mentality and Jabalpur is killing u bezo. BEZO U ARE A NOBODY .WILL FOREVER BE A NOBODY. PLS SO STOOP LOW LIKE D POOR BOY U ARE AND HELP will come tO U NOT MINDING THAT U HAVE NO SENSIBLE DIRECTION TILL U DIE. but before u die, tell ur mom to call becos I want to u to go to school and I RED DIANA OKOYA will foot d Bill for ur only doing this bcos u keep writing my sweet name RED for my attention from me but since I found out d real brainless,rotten and. of course ur. lack of education and civillazation so. choose to help.dlon’t. forget to tell it mothero give u d full immunization since this will be d first time for u to see d city.make use u blow my name for all to hear and see so that when I begin my campaign as governor of ur State people must known be happy and vote for me becos Red took care of their of misfortun which is bezo it zombie as heard.d arrangement is keep calling RED and watering my name for campaign and. Promise to foot d Bill of ur education to any standard u want.oya get working if u want me to pay ur school be fast before little part of. ur brain will be save.make use u let it mama know of my help.

  10. Nora

    September 29, 2013 at 1:29 PM

    We all luv u Rasheedat Akinola but God love u most Rip

  11. Favour blacky

    October 3, 2013 at 8:38 PM

    Hmmmmm,wat a strategy!a student dt ws trained by d parents 2 dt level.wat a pity,its nt easy bt i pray dt God shuld giv d parent n family of rashidat d fortitude 2 bear d loss(amen).R.I.P rashidat….

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