Reports from the university town of Akungba-Akoko in Ondo State indicate that a Dangote truck, laden with bags of cement, suffered brake failure and rammed into shops around the gate of Adekunle Ajasin University, killing tens of people on its path.
Many of the dead and injured include students of the university.
Eyewitnesses informed Fedredsnews that the incident happened around 6pm on Saturday
The state’s sector command of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) the Nigeria Police and other state governments rescue agencies are frantically making efforts to convey the injured to the hospital.
The state police spokesperson, Tee-Leo Ikoro, could not be reached as of the time of filing this report.