It’s a sorrowful moment for the family and friends of a young man identified as Chinedu David Emeyazia who was among the scores of victims who died in the Friday petrol tanker accident in Felele area of Lokoja, Kogi state. According to his friends, the man came out of the fatal accident alive but died moments later due to severe injuries he sustained and also poor emergency response.
The accident occurred as a result of a head-on collision involving a bus and tanker laden with 33,000 litres of petrol.
Most of the victims were occupants of an 18-seater bus believed to be owned by Delta Line.
The bus was coming from the Abuja end of the road while the tanker was coming from the Okene end.