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Dangote Cement Truck In Fatal Accident On Lokoja Ajaokuta Road In Kogi State, 5 Killed

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August 12, 2016 – Dangote Cement Truck In Fatal Crash On Lokoja Ajaokuta Road In Kogi State, 5 Killed

FRSC has confirmed the tragic death of 5 passengers in a fatal road accident that occurred on the Lokoja Ajaokuta road in Kogi state yesterday.

According to FRSC Commander for Kogi, Ogochukwu Ugboma, 3 men and 2 women died on the spot at Gidan Bassa village in the fatal crash involving 3 vehicles; which included a truck belonging to Dangote Cement Company with registration number Kano GWU 34 XA.

The others are a Hilux pick–up van with registration number CT 29 B02 and Audi TE model car with registration number Lagos 418 AAA.

Two men reportedly escaped unhurt.
Ugboma attributed the crash to wrongful overtaking.

The remains of the deceased had been deposited in a mortuary in the area.



  1. huchennar

    August 12, 2016 at 7:59 PM

    the FRSC as vowed to implement the speed limit of a thing next month i pray the government provides them with the adequate equipment at least it will reduce the rate in which drivers speed on the highway…. speeding and wrongful overtaking ate major causes of accidents on our roads let take caution please…
    and congrat to those who are still alive.
    #clueless human

  2. betty

    August 12, 2016 at 8:32 PM

    Chai see what impatience has cursed. Rip to d dead.

  3. Truce

    August 12, 2016 at 8:33 PM

    Quite tragic, May the souls of d departed rest in peace.

  4. fifelomo

    August 12, 2016 at 8:42 PM

    What a sad news. Rip to all the departed souls.

  5. Maryf

    August 12, 2016 at 9:48 PM

    Terrible, may their souls RIPP

  6. Bokemb

    August 13, 2016 at 8:17 AM

    am sure there will be compensation for the victims

  7. sola olaniyi

    August 15, 2016 at 1:54 PM

    R.I.P to their souls

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