The Rector of Kwara State Polytechnic, Engr. Abdul Jimoh Mohammed has donated an undisclosed amount of money to survivors of recent road crash in Kudu, Niger state which claimed lives of two prospective corps members.
Blueprint recalls that two prospective corps members ,Yusuf Ademuyiwa and Mustafa Ajibola Habitat, graduated from department of Science Laboratory Technology from the institution.
They were travelling in a nine passenger bus to resume at the National Youth Service (NYSC ) orientation camp in Taraba when the tyre of their vehicle busted as a result of which the vehicle tumbled several times and killed the duo and driver on the spot.
Six others however survived the accident but sustained varying degrees of injuries.
Presenting the cash donations to the victims on behalf of the rector, the deputy rector (Administration),Engr. Yakeen Oladejo Oyebode described death as inevitable end of human beings.
The rector further stated that the accident had been destined to claimed three lives, including the driver and injured ones.
He also stated that the money can not revive their souls but to show the concerns of the Polytechnic community over the incident.
The rector however, prayed for the souls of the departed ones and quick recovery for those injured.
Responding on behalf of others, a father of one of the deceased prospective corps member, Mr. Ademayowa J. Sunday, expressed appreciation to the Polytechnic authority for the gesture extended to them.
Sunday also appreciated the Polytechnic for the training dished out to the students, recalling that “the efforts of the Polytechnic on my son made him popular and well behaved son. “
He prayed for the Polytechnic community not to experience such misfortune again on other Students.