Five university graduates from lost their lives in a car accident on their way to Katsina for NYSC orientation camp.
Twelve graduates of the University of Uyo and Akwa Ibom state Polytechnic boarded a bus from Uyo, Akwa Ibom states capital on Tuesday, July 27, 2021 headed to Katsina where they were posted for their service year.
Their bus crashed in Abuja and five of the graduates died on the spot, while seven are currently fighting for their lives in the hospital.
One of the occupants in the vehicle, speaking from a hospital where the injured were taken to, said the crash left two students headless while another was completely smashed.
The source said that about three buses – registered with the institution – had already departed for Katsina, before the one that would later crash set out.
below are photos of the students who lost their lives in the crash.