Confirming the accident, Spokesman for the Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE) in Ogun State, Babatunde Akinbiyi said 16 passengers were onboard the vehicle, adding that they include five male adults and 11 female adults.
He said, “Three persons comprised two male adults and one female adult lost their lives.”
Quoting an eyewitness, Akinbiyi said one of the passengers in the bus said that “the driver of the bus was on high speed and was cautioned by some of the passengers before one of the rear tyres busted and the bus somersaulted, falling on its side.
“Further investigation confirmed that the bus was coming from Redeem Camp and passengers were among the congregation who partook in the just concluded 70th Convention tagged Perfect Jubilee.
“Three passengers, made up of two males and one female died in the unfortunate crash while 13 others made up of five male adults and 10 female adults were injured including the driver.”
The TRACE chief, while commiserating with the family of the deceased, advised motorists to eschew speeding.