8 undergraduates die in Ondo crash

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NATIONAL of Students () has said that eight students of the Adekunle Ajasin , Akungba died last Saturday a road accident.

said the injured were receiving treatment various hospitals. A truck conveying cement from Kogi rammed into shops close to the gate, killing the eight students and injuring .

National President of , Asefon Sunday Dayo, who spoke to journalists Akure, the capital, yesterday, said the truck owner was yet to a condolence visit to the families of the deceased students, adding that the truck would henceforth come within 1000m of any campus located along any highway across the country.

“We demand for compensation for their families,” Asefon said

The Union Government of the institution also accused the government of insensitivity to the four injured students at the Federal Medical Centre, Owo, and caring about their hospital bills.

Also, 11 commuters, of whom a child, sustained varying degrees of injuries as three collided at Upper Iweka, Onitsha, Anambra State.

The accident happened on Monday, with 17 persons on board.