PHOTOS: Scene Of The Accident Where Three NUJ Officials Died

PHOTOS: Scene Of The Accident Where Three NUJ Officials Died

Executive Officials of Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) that were involved in a motor accident were said to be returning from a meeting they had in Abuja, Friday, most of whom are representatives of the Oyo and Lagos council of the union.

PHOTOS: Scene Of The Accident Where Three NUJ Officials Died

The official Toyota Hiace bus was totaled from the crash. Survivors said a rear tyre suddenly exploded while on high speed and somersaulted about nine times before eventually careering into the bush, killing three on board and injuring several others.

 The NUJ officials on board the crashed vehicle and their designations are:

 (Late) Adolphus Okonkwo, NUJ National Financial Secretary

 (Late) Kafayat Odunsi, NTA -V.I., Lagos

 (Late) Tunde Oluwanike, FRCN -Ibadan

 Deji Elumoye, NUJ Chairman - Lagos State

 Gbenga Opadotun, NUJ Chairman - Oyo State

 Banji Oluwalana -NTA7, Lagos

 Bolaji Akeem -NTA7, Lagos

 Sylva Okereke -Champion Newspaper

 Odunsi Muhammed -New Nigeria Newspaper

 Bimbo Oyetunde -FRCN Lagos

 Nzeogwu Christopher -VON

 Fatimah Abdulkareem -National Treasurer Adeyemi Fatai -Lagos Bus Driver

 The Oyo State Chapter of the NUJ has announced a seven day mourning beginning Saturday over the tragic loss of colleagues in the accident. Others who survived in the accident are being treated at the Ladoke Akintola University Teaching Hospital (LAUTECH).

PHOTOS: Scene Of The Accident Where Three NUJ Officials Died

Related news

Payment of December salary sparks protest in Cross River as civil servants complain

Payment of December salary sparks protest in Cross River as civil servants complain

Payment of December salary sparks protest in Cross River as civil servants complain