It was one other black Wednesday in Lokoja, the Kogi State capital, as over 30 individuals have been burnt alive when a tanker collided with a tricycle.
The incident which occurred at about 9am on Wednesday additionally noticed a household of six burnt to ashes in a Toyota Sienna bus.
The incident which noticed victims helpless as they burnt past recognition, occurred alongside the ever busy Lokoja/ Okene/ Abuja highway.
Additionally, among the many casualties, have been Kogi State Polytechnic college students, college bus conveying main and secondary college college students, residents and passesbye.
Eyewitness account revealed that the petrol tanker which was coming from the Okene whereas making its technique to the northern a part of the nation had a failed break which led to the accident.
DAILY POST gathered that greater than 10 autos have been burnt to ashes on the scene of the incident.
As on the time of submitting this report, the personnel of the Federal Highway Security Corps, FRSC, Nigeria Safety and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, the Police have been seen evacuating lifeless our bodies to the morgues.
This isn’t the primary time a deadly accident occurred on this space.
In 2019, greater than 25 individuals misplaced their lives on the identical spot.
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