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In Ekiti Government declares three days of mourning as seven die in car crash

Six medical doctors and a driver died yesterday after an accident which occurred a few kilometres to Kaduna. The seven had been on their way to Sokoto from Ekiti.

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Following the accident, The Ekiti state government has now declared a three-day of mourning in honour of the dead medical doctors, while all flags should be flown at half mast.

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The six doctors had been in an I8-seater bus, which was transporting them to the Annual General Meeting of the Nigerian Medical Association scheduled to hold in Sokoto state when the accident took place.

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As reported by Daily Trust, the deceased doctors are Dr. Aladesanmi of the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Ido-Ekiti; Dr. Ojo Taiwo of the Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital (EKSUTH); NMA Secretary, Dr. Akinyele Lexy; Dr. Ogunseye of the Health Management Board (HMB); EKSUTH Association of Resident Doctors (ARD) President, Dr. Olajide, Dr. Adeniyi James of the FMC and the driver of the bus that conveyed them, Ajibola.

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