It’s not information that a 200 -degree pupil of the Ogun State School of Well being Know-how, Ilese, Ijebu Ode, Miss Blessing Ighenegbai, was killed by a truck in a ugly method on Tuesday.
The truck concerned within the accident has been impounded on the military barracks in Ilese whereas its driver has been detained on the Police Space Command, Igbeba, Ijebu Ode.
The 28-yr-outdated Ighenegbai, an indigene of Edo State, was a scholar of dental remedy within the establishment.
Ighenegbai was stated to have met her premature loss of life when she was on her approach from faculty heading for Ijebu Ode, a journey of lower than two kilometres.
On the fateful day, she had reportedly taken a business motorbike and was on her method to Ijebu Ode to withdraw some cash from an Automated Teller Machine level.
The business motorcyclist who took her was mentioned to be rushing and it was in his try to overtake one other business motorcyclist that they bumped into one another, and Blessing was mentioned to have fallen within the course of and the oncoming truck laden with crates of alcoholic drinks ran over her.
She was stated to have died immediately, as a result of her head area was mangled. The incident occurred round Oke Owa alongside Ilese-Ijebu Ife Highway.
The driving force of the truck, whose id was but to be ascertained, was stated to be oblivious of the demise of the woman, till passers-by drew his consideration to the ugly incident.
The driving force after the invention was stated to have gone to Ilese Police Station and reported the incident to the police.
He was stated to have been taken into custody by males of the police space command in Igbeba, Ijebu Ode on Thursday.
Ighenegbai ’s loss of life provoked violent reactions from her colleagues who stay largely alongside the axis the place the unhappy incident occurred.
They reportedly turned uncontrollably wild and blocked the highway with stones, sticks and different objects, thus inflicting a gridlock.
Policemen from Ijebu Ode Space command and troopers from army barrack at Ilese had been mentioned to have been drafted to the scene to revive peace and order.
An eyewitness advised our correspondent that the indignant college students had been later dispersed by the troopers who reportedly shot sporadically into the air.
The troopers had been mentioned to have been pelted with stones by a few of the college students and hoodlums who had gathered across the scene.
Nonetheless, the Dean of Scholar Affairs of OSCOTECH, Abeeb Agboola, who described the incident as “very unhappy” stated the establishment was but to recover from the grief of Igbenegbai’s loss of life.
She described the late girl as simple going and pleasant.
Agboola confirmed that she was on her technique to Ijebu Ode to withdraw cash from an ATM level earlier than she met her sudden dying.
He stated, “That fateful Tuesday, I learnt she got here to the college, and she or he even charged her telephone in one of many workplaces earlier than she left for Ijebu Ode.
“She was on her method to Ijebu Ode, the place she hoped to withdraw cash at an ATM level, however the okada rider who was taking her to Ijebu Ode was stated to be making an attempt to overhaul one other okada rider, it was within the course of that they hit one another and Igbenegbai reportedly fell off and an oncoming truck crushed her to demise.
“Some principal officers of the varsity and myself needed to rush right down to the scene. And with the assistance of the safety males, we evacuated her corpse to the Basic Hospital’s mortuary in Ijebu Ode.”
Agboola mentioned the relations ofthe deceased had been contacted and the varsity authorities had had a gathering with them.
“Her brothers had been right here, we had assembly with them, and they’re making preparations for her burial.”
The administration of the varsity, he mentioned, needed to shut the establishment on Wednesday, following the protest by college students who blocked the street by making bonfires. Troopers have been referred to as in and so they dispersed the scholars. The college appeared like a ghost city when our correspondent went there on Thursday.
In the meantime, police authorities within the state had been stated to have stepped up investigations into the incident,
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