The accident which occurred on Wednesday,
November 30, 2016 was as a result of a collision
between a hummer bus and a truck reported to be
An eyewitness who pleaded anonymity thinks the
accident was caused due to the reckless driving of
the bus driver who reportedly ran into a stationary
All the passengers numbering thirteen were killed
State police commissioner, Olusola Amore
however feels the wrongful parking of the truck
caused the accident.
The truck has been towed as the police go in
search of the owner of the heavily loaded vehicle.
“A bus load of passengers coming from Kaduna
ran into a stationary vehicle and all the passengers
“In fact, for now, the trailer has been impounded
and we are working to tow the trailer. The trailer is
even loaded with goods.
“So that we can get the driver and the owner of the
trailer to come and answer for the way the trailer
was parked before it caused the accident.”
The indiscretion of heavy duty truck drivers have
led to many deaths on Nigeria highways.
Most of these drivers often show lack of care for
other motorists who fall victim to their reckless