Graphic Photos; Ekiti Loses Six Doctors, Driver In Fatal Car Accident
Posted On 03/08/2016
Six medical doctors and one driver from Ekiti state on Sunday lost their lives in an accident involving a 13-passenger bus a few kilometres to Kaduna.
The six doctors, according to a statement by the Special Assistant to the governor on Public Communication and New Media were Dr Aladesanmi of the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Ido-Ekiti; Dr Ojo Taiwo of the Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital (EKSUTH); NMA Secretary, Dr Akinyele Lexy; Dr Ogunseye of the Health Management Board (HMB); EKSUTH Association of Resident Doctors (ARD) President, Dr Olajide, Dr Adeniyi James of the FMC and a driver, Mr Ajibola.
The governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, who had declared a three-day mourning, to mourn the deceased, described the incident “as the lowest point in the history of the state and a monumental loss” to the people of the state and Nigeria.
The governor had also declared that all flags should be flown at half-mast from Monday to Wednesday. The governor urged families, friends and professional colleagues of the deceased, especially members of the NMA to take solace in God who “giveth and taketh when it pleases Him.”