One person, not 12 died in Ibadan road accident —FRSC

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), on Monday, said one person died in the accident that occurred at Boluwaji in Ibadan on Sunday evening, contrary to media reports that 12 people were roasted to death.

The spokesperson of FRSC, Oyo State command, Mr Seun Onijala, said that only the driver of the Toyota Hiace, with registration number: LAGOS XL 485 MUS was “trapped and was burnt beyond recognition.”

Apart from the driver, other occupants of the bus, according to Onijala, escaped, adding that detailed investigation into the incident would reveal the cause of the accident.

The FRSC also said the leadership of NURTW had been invited for a meeting with a view to getting to the root of the matter.