Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC has confirmed the death of Twelve persons in a road accident that occurred along Ife-Ibadan express road in Osun state.

According to the spokesperson of Osun Command, Kehinde Adeleke, twelve persons died on the spot while eight others sustained various degrees of injury.

Kehinde said the injured victim was taken to the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital, Ile-Ile for treatment while the deceased were deposited at the hospital morgue

An eye witness reported that the accident occurred on Shasa bridge at Gbongan in the morning, involving two commercial buses and a truck.

Nscdc spokesperson urged road users to abide by traffic laws to avoid unnecessary lost of lives on highways.

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