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Dangote Tanker Killed 18 People in Ogun

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It was a frown Friday for the family of the 18 people that were killed this morning in Ogun state.



The fatal accident occured at Ishara axis of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway in Ogun State.

Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) puts the preliminary figure at 17, while Ogun State Road Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE) said 18 died in the accident.

All of them were burnt beyond recognition after their Mazda bus caught fire before Ishara bridge.

The accident which occurred at 5 am on Friday, involved two vehicles, a Mazda Bus marked ZT 728 KLD and an unmarked Dangote tanker.

The state sector commander of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ahmed Umar in a statement by the command’s spokesperson, superintendent route commander, Florence Okpe, said both vehicles had a head-on-collision, resulting into a fire outbreak.

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