Emmanuel Maduka and Timeyin Okoromadu, both students at Delta State University (DELSU) Abraka have been killed in a tragic truck accident.
Reports had it that the two final students were crushed to death on Tuesday, May 4 by a truck fully loaded with bags of cement. Naija News learnt that the truck rammed into the students while trying to dodge a motorcyclist and another vehicle plying the ever-busy Police station road in Abraka.
The truck skidded off the road and fell on the side where it crushed the two students of the Economics department. The two best friends were supposed to graduate in a few months time.
Naija News learnt that Emmanuel was a First Class student while the other two is brilliant on his part. Reports gathered that the truck driver took to his heels away from the scene while the conductor was said to have been mobbed by angry residents before Police rescued him.
Spokesperson of the Delta State Police Command, DSP Edafe Bright, confirmed the incident to The Nation on Wednesday, May 5,
He said: “I have two casualties for now. I don’t know if they have discovered another one. I know the conductor was rescued from being mobbed and is currently in our custody,” Mr Bright stated.
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In another news, a young Nigerian guitarist, identified as Godfrey Okoye has slumped and dead while worshipping God in a church in Delta state.
According to Jackson, a friend of the deceased shared photos of the young man on his Facebook page and stating that he died while worshipping God on Sunday, May 2.
Naija News gathered that late Jerry was a member of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG).
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