From Ahmad Ibrahim, Lokoja
Four staff o\f BN Ceramics Company, in Ajaokuta, in the Central axis of Kogi State have lost their lives along Ajaokuta road, in the early hours of Wednesday.
Peoples Daily reliably gathered that the accident which involved a bus and Toyota car occured at about 9.45 am yesterday.
According to an eye witness account, the two vehiclesl had a head on collusion when the driver of the bus over took another vehicle in a sharp bend.
The Kogi State Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Commission, Mr. Solomon Agure while confirming the accident said three staff of the BN Ceramics company died out of nine staff in the company’s vehicle.
He disclosed that the staff worked over night and closed from work in the morning but unfortunately, when their staff bus was taking them to their various destinations, the vehicle involved in a head on collusion with another vehicle and three persons died on the spot.
Those that were injured were rushed to a nearby hospital for medical treatment.
Meanwhile, the management of BN Ceramics in a statement issued on Wednesday, regrets the death of some of its staff who were involved in a ghastly auto accident.
According to a statement signed by Salihu Mohammed, Human Resources Manager, on behalf of the management, said the accident took place within the steel complex on Wednesday morning around 10:00am, ldisclosing that BN Ceramics lost four of its staff.
“The Management condoled with the family of those who lost their lives, assuring that the management is making frantic efforts to rescue and pick up the medical bills of those injured.
It further called for calm amongst the staff, praying God to grant the deceased eternal rest and their families the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.