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Several killed in fatal accident at Adekunle Ajasin, Akungba road (Photos/Video)

Several killed in fatal accident at Adekunle Ajasin, Akungba road (Photos/Video)

Reports reaching OYOGist.com has confirmed that several people (students and travelers) have been killed in a fatal road accident along Adekunle Ajasin Akungba.

The incident occurred on Saturday, the 23rd of January 2021, with over 15 people reportedly dead.

The accident reportedly occurred as an articulated vehicle collided with a passenger vehicle conveying passengers and students along the road.

In images and reports seen by OYOGist.com, several dead bodies were littered on the road as rescuers dug out bodies flung into a nearby kiosk.

Viewers are cautioned as the images below are graphic in nature and may be unsettling to some readers:

Several killed in fatal accident at Adekunle Ajasin, Akungba road (Photos/Video)
Several killed in fatal accident at Adekunle Ajasin, Akungba road (Photos/Video)
Several killed in fatal accident at Adekunle Ajasin, Akungba road (Photos/Video)
Several killed in fatal accident at Adekunle Ajasin, Akungba road (Photos/Video)

Several people online, including comedian Mr Macaroni, have called out The Federal Government and the Governor of Ondo State, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu for neglecting the road, leading to the deaths of scores of school students.

“I join voices with the Great students of Adekunle Ajasin University and the Good people of Akungba to call on @RotimiAkeredolu to find a lasting solution to the Akungba road causing frequent accidents and loss of lives!! We want to go to school. Not to the graveyard!,” Mr Macaroni tweeted.

Several killed in fatal accident at Adekunle Ajasin, Akungba road (Photos/Video)

“I schooled in Akungba, That road is damn too narrow and the government hasn’t done anything about it in years.
People keep dying, Disheartening 💔.” Victor tweeted in reaction to the ghastly accident.

Several killed in fatal accident at Adekunle Ajasin, Akungba road (Photos/Video)

“Another black Saturday in Akungba, over 15 lives have been lost due to regular motor accident at Akungba market,,” Tomiwa tweeted calling on the Governor of the state.

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