Ekiti - Six students of Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti, lost their lives in an auto crash involving a car and a commercial bus on Monday.
An eyewitness account according to Punch said that six persons died in the accident which occurred around 7.30pm in front of the institution’s main gate.
The students were in a Lexus saloon car and were coming from Ado Ekiti town to the university when the accident occurred.
The identities of the students are yet to ascertained.
But the Ekiti Police Public Relations Officer, Alberto Adeyemi, who confirmed the development, said his men had recorded five deaths according to Daily Trust.
An eyewitness said the driver of the car, suspected to be under the influence of alcohol with his friends, rammed into the mini bus conveying the students from the campus.
- News 24