Some 500-level Accounting students of Ladoke Akintola University (LAUTECH) Ogbomoso, Oyo State lost their lives in a fatal accident while returning from an excursion to Erin-Ijesa Waterfall in Osun State.
The incident occurred on Wednesday evening around Ilobu-Okinni-Osogbo in Osun State while they were returning from their visit to the waterfall.
The bus which conveyed the student caught fire while the cause of the accident is unknown as of the time of filing this report.
The school Public Relations Officer, Mr Lekan Fadeyin who confirmed the accident said lives was lost in the accident but could not confirm the numbers as he is yet to receive more information on the incident.
“I can confirm to you that there was an accident while some students passed on but I have not gotten the details of their identities,” the school spokesperson said.