of the Adeyemi College of Education (ACE) Ondo in Ondo State on Monday
night leaving many people seriously injured.
were returning to their off-campus hostel after a lecture on the campus
when the accident occurred. According to SaharaReporters, the accident
occurred at the popular Catholic Church junction on Ore road.
ghastly accident was caused by a reckless driver who was later
identified as a clergyman.
the road after losing control at the wheels of his car while trying to
avoid a commercial motorcycle. The witness further stated that there was
no fatality as of the time of the incident but that the victims
received serious injuries.
against the attitude of the driver and made bonfire on the road on
Monday night. “When day broke, we blocked the adjourning routes to the
main road when rumors filtered into the campus that the injured students
driver, rather than wait to attend to the dying students, chose to run
away, and that the commercial motorcyclists plying the campus road
refused to help them.
confirmed the incident to SaharaReporters in a telephone chat on
vehicle drove down to report the incident at the station and was
of Adeyemi College were after his life due to a motor accident on the
road to their campus,” he said, adding that the students then arrived, protesting.
immediate action by shooting into the air to scare them away from the
station,” he said.
the Students Union Government of the school proved abortive as he did
not answer his phone.
(students) who are currently lying on the sick bed at the Trauma Centre