The Governor of Imo state, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, has expressed sadness on the fatal accident that occurred at Njaba Bridge along Orlu road on Friday when the driver of a Tanker carrying diesel lost control, as a result of failed break and crashed into a bus loaded with passengers and caught fire.
All the passengers in the bus were reported to have lost their lives in the inferno. Okorocha frowned at the ugly incident and has sent his heartfelt condolences to families of all those who lost their lives in the mishap.
He also warned drivers especially those of big lorries to always service their vehicles before putting them on the roads.He said the accident in question that had claimed lives would have been averted if the driver of the Tanker, who also lost his life in the incident, had put the break of the lorry in order.
The governor also advised that since the December period is almost at hand, drivers and other road users should always pray and exercise caution while on the road.