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Six die, Nine Sustain Injuries in Kwara Auto Crash

By Dare Akogun

Six persons have been killed in a fatal road accident which occurred on Wednesday at Ganmo along Ilorin/Omu-Aran highway, Kwara State on Wednesday.
An eyewitness account revealed that the multiple accidents involved an ash colour commercial Suzuki bus with registration number BDJ-134XB and a blue colour DAF (ABC435XN) loaded with onions coming from Sokoto State.
The Eyewitnesses attributed the cause of the accident to overspeeding.
The Kwara State commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Ade Ogidan, who confirmed the incident and said that nine others sustained various degrees of injury.
“Yes, the accident involved 15 people, all males, with six killed and nine others sustaining head injuries and fractures.
“The victims have been taken to the UITH, Ilorin for treatment while the corpses have been deposited at the morgue of the hospital,” he added.

Dare Akogun

Dare Akogun is a dynamic media innovator, strategic communication professional, and seasoned climate and environmental sustainability journalist with over 10 years of influential contributions to the media industry.

He Currently serving as the Head of Digital Media, Senior News Editor, and a presenter at Sobi FM 101.9, a leading radio station in Ilorin, Nigeria.

Dare is on a mission to leverage his media innovation expertise and project management skills to produce high-quality, accurate, and engaging content, while advocating for reduced fossil fuel consumption, especially coal, to combat effect of global warming.

He has covered comprehensively environmental issues and COP conferences, including COP28 in Dubai last year , COP 27 in Egypt, and the United Nations Least Developed Countries conference in Doha, in 2023.

He is a recipient of fellowship to be part of a 15 team of journalists selected worldwide to cover the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue 2024.

He has a Master's Degree in Mass Communication, from the University of Lagos, a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism from the Lagos State University and also a
Certification in Business Administration and Management, from the Babson College, Massachusetts, United States of America.

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