Two undergraduates of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomosho, have been killed in a car accident in Ogbomoso.
The incident happened on Tuesday and Naijauto gathered that it involved five students, along Aroje Road, opposite Bovas Petroleum Station, Ogbomosho. The undergraduates were in 400 level and reports said they died on the spot, while those who sustained injury were taken to an undisclosed hospital for medical treatment.
LAUTECH has confirmed the incident describing it as a fatal one.
The Vice-Chancellor of the institution, Michael Ologunde, offered some prayers to God that He comforts the entire university at this time of their loss.
Two students died on the way to school
In a statement written by the university, the Vice-Chancellor was said to have been part of the rescue team at the accident scene.
Professor Ologunde, who was personally involved in efforts at recovering the remains of the dead students, prayed that the Lord repose their souls and grant their parents and the entire University community the fortitude to bear this irreparable loss,” the statement by the university said.
He has also directed that the university ambulance be deployed to the scene to convey their remains, ordering functionaries to abandon whatever other duties to ensure that the corpses are recovered for necessary steps ahead of their burial.