Nine persons have been confirmed dead and Ten Others injured in a fatal road accident in Yangoji- Abaji road, in the Federal Capital Territory.

Speaking with Newsmen in Abuja FRSC Corps Public Education Officer Mr Bisi Kazeem who attributed the accident to dangerous overtaking said the accident involved a Toyota Hiace Bus with vehicle registration number KTG-450 KQ and Howo Sino truck along Yangoji-Abaji road at about 06:05am on Sunday.

According to him, the crashed bus was coming from Osun state heading to Katsina State, but unfortunately ran into a stationary Trailer.

He explained that occupants of the vehicles were Twenty-two male while three thousand one hundred and seventy naira, six bags and four different mobile phones were recovered.

The FRSC spokesman maintained that nine corpses had been deposited at Kwali General hospital mortuary.

Mr Kazeem reiterated that FRSC would continue to double its efforts by constantly engaging the motoring public nationwide, through aggressive awareness and sensitisation campaign, until the desired result was achieved.

He advised vehicle owners to ensure that their vehicles were in order before they put them on the road, to avoid crashes, especially at night.




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