Nsuka - Twenty students of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, were reported killed in a multiple road accident according to eyewitness account, Punch reports.
The accident occurred on the Nsukka-9th Mile Expressway while the students were travelling to their homes in a commercial mass transit bus after the UNN authorities had directed the students to embark on a compulsory two-week break.
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Though the Enugu State Police Command said only three undergraduates died in the accident, eyewitnesses said no fewer than 20 students of the UNN perished in the accident.
A statement by the university’s Chief Public Relations Officer, Okwun Omeaku, had directed the students to vacate the school with immediate effect.
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