OOU Science Students Involved In An Accident While Returning From Excursion
By Aina Tolulope
Some Students of National association of Science students, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye have been involved in an accident while returning from an excursion trip to Idanre Hills and Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA) in Ondo State.
OOU Press club was reliably told that the incident which occurred today May 27, 2017 happened at Ife Junction along the popular Ondo-Akure road at about 6:30am.
As at time of filing this report, no death has been recorded. However, quite number of students that were in the 26 passenger bus are said to be in a critical condition and are currently receiving treatment at the State Specialist Hospital, Ondo State. A victim of the incident, who preferred being anonymous told OOU Press Club that about 21 students have been transferred to the OOU Health Centre at Mini campus, Ago – Iwoye out of about 61 students who went for the excursion.
It was reported to the OOU Press Club*by the anonymous source that,they were leaving with two buses and It was in the morning,everybody was still moody and sleeping. All of a sudden we can’t just explain how the accident happened. It was just within a twinkle of an eye but we thank God”.
He added that the timely intervention of the Student Union Government of FUTA and Adeyemi University of Education saved most of the injured students from escalating into a very critical situation as hospitals in the vicinity were reluctant to admit the accident victims.