Outraged youths stage protest after truck kills several persons in Ebony

Ebonyi youths have taken to the streets to voice their grievances after a truck accident killed three persons along the Afikpo-Abakaliki Expressway, in Afikpo North Local Government Area.


According to reports, the accident happened on Saturday when an articulated vehicle veered off the road and hit three youths said to be a motorcyclist and two passengers.


Reacting, Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, in a message, was quoted to have promised that ‘help will come immediately’.

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“We are not happy about this development. A truck killed three of our youths and dumped their corpses in the bush and that’s why we are protesting about it.


“I will advise people [road users] to turn back. We are not happy at all. How can the truck driver kill our youths and hide their corpses?” a community source fumed.

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