By Ige Olugbenga
Four persons were confirmed dead and six injured when a bus reportedly conveying members of the Association of Nigeria Conference of Principals of Secondary Schools (ANCOPSS) somersaulted along Benin-Warri express road.
According to Vanguard, the accident occurred between Oghara and Mosogar in Ethiope-East LGA of Delta State in Nigeria’s south-south region.
An eyewitness said the school principals were said to be travelling to Kwale in Ndokwa West Local Government Area of the State, for a meeting.
“The bus had just left Oghara and was on its way to pick two other principals who were waiting to join them at Okirigwre in Sapele, when close to Mosogar town, the bus had a burst tyre, lost control and somersaulted”, the eyewitness said on condition of anonymity.
“Two of the Principals died on the spot while the two others died at the Delta State University Teaching Hospital, Oghara.”