ACCIDENT CLAIMS LIVES OF THREE DEAF PERSONS IN EKITI

This picture is just an expression of the incident

By Roundoffnews

Three deaf persons working with the Special School for the Blind and Deaf in Ikoro Ekiti, Ijero Local Government have died while many others sustained terrible injuries during a ghastly road accident.

Roundoffnews gathered that the incident occurred in Ara Ekiti on Saturday after the brake system of the vehicle conveying them developed a mechanical fault on motion and rammed into a ditch.

The occupants of the vehicle numbering about eighteen, all staff of the school were on their way to a burial ceremony in Odo Owa, on the invitation of the principal of the school when the incident happened

Some of the victims who were in a critical condition have been referred to the Federal Teaching Hospital Ido Ekiti while the deceased persons have been deposited in the morgue in Ijero Ekiti.

Famoroti Omoniyi Obadare the immediate elder sister of an popular broadcaster Bayo Famoroti has been referred to the Police Federal Hospital Okesa Ado Ekiti for proper treatment.

The names of the deceased were given as Oladiji Bunmi , Yemisi Adelodun and Bosede Azeez.