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Habeeblah Olamilekan
Kwara state polytechnic,ilorin
Graduate, Nigeria.
Four pupils of Ugwube primary school of
Ugwube, Oba, Idemili South local government
area in Anambra state, have been reportedly
crushed to death by a driver along Oba/Nnewi
old road.

The deceased were said to be on their way
home after school hours when the driver,
alleged to have suffered a brake failure,
rammed into them.

The Nation gathered that four of the pupils
died on the spot while over 10 of them
sustained various degrees of injuries.

An eye witness said the driver of the vehicle
was coming from Onitsha axis on a high speed
when he suddenly had a brake failure and
rammed into the pupils.
He said: “The school children came out in
their large number after being dismissed at
about 2pm.

“They were going down the Oba/Nnewi old
road when the driver of the vehicle, infinity
Jeep with registration No. MYB 22 AAA,
rammed into them, killing four on the spot
while over 10 of them sustained various
degrees of injuries.”

It was learnt corpses of the deceased were
deposited at Gateway Hospital morgue, Oba
while the injured were taken to unidentified

Two of the deceased it was also gathered,
were from the same mother.
Reacting, the President-General of Aboji
Akanano Union Oba, Nze Dozie Nweke,
described the incident as great loss to Oba
people and the bereaved families.

“It was an accident, the parents should take
heart because it has happened,” he said.

The Oba Divisional Police Officer, DPO, Mr.ifeanyi Abanaofor, confirmed the incident.

He said the driver of the ill-fated vehicle, Mr.
Chibuzor Elebo, has been arrested.

“The injured were about 10 and they have
been taken to various hospitals for medical
attention,” he added.

source:- thenationonlineng.net/breaking-driver-kills-four-pupils-injure-10-in-anambra/
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