The Majority Leader of Oyo State House of Assembly, Hon. Sanjo Adedoyin has lost his first son, a 500-level Accounting student of Ladoke Akintola University (LAUTECH) Ogbomoso, Oyo State, Faith Adedoyin to a fatal accident while returning from an excursion to Erin-Ijesa Waterfall in Osun State.
The incident occurred on Wednesday evening, around Ilobu-Okinni-Osogbo in Osun State while he was returning along side other students from their visit to the waterfall.
According to reports, the bus that conveyed the students caught fire and the cause of the accident was unknown as of the time of filing this report.
The school’s Public Relations Officer, PRO, Mr Lekan Fadeyi, who confirmed the accident, said lives were lost in the accident but could not confirmed the numbers as he is yet to receive more information on the incident.
“I can confirm to you that there was an accident while some students passed on but I have not gotten the details of their identities,” Fadeyi said.
Also, the Students’ Union President of the institution, Anuoluwa Adeboye, while speaking on telephone with this correspondent, said the students organised an excursion to Erin-Ijesa Waterfall after their first-semester examination as part of their activities as final-year students.