Newslens NG reports that a vehicle belonging to the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) conveying some inmates from the prison facility in Okekura, Ilorin, the Kwara State capital was involved in a fatal accident on Thursday.
It was gathered the brake of the vehicle failed, leading to the accident in the Oja-oba area of Ilorin.
According to eyewitness reports, not less than four persons died in the accident while many others were also injured.
Pictures uploaded on social media by a resident identified as Idris AbdulGaniy Yinka, show the NCoS vehicle was hugely damaged, with its windows and rear windshield visibly broken.
See the photos.
Alongside the pictures, he wrote: “This morning at Isale-oja, Ilorin, Nigerian Correctional Service vehicle involved in accident. Four reportedly dead, other injured. The place is crowd and scary for now. I am seriously scared to take pictures. The attached pictures were taken on Facebook.
“I was there not told, I just left the place for my program at GRA Area, Ilorin.