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Fashola condoles with families of school pupils killed in auto crash

 Lagos State governor, Mr Babatunde Fashola (SAN), is shocked and sad  at the death of three pupils of Cornerstone Bright School, Sangotedo in an auto accident on Thursday morning along  Lagos-Epe Expressway.

In his condolence letter to the parents of the pupils viz, Esther Jonathan(10), Philip Adebisi (11)and Oluwatomisin Adebisi(10), Fashola said it was very unfortunate and worrisome that the incident claimed the lives of the  youngsters.

The governor also sympathized with the parents of three-year old Master Ibrahim Zulu who sustained injuries in the crash. He added that the accident, which happened  shortly after the children had  just left home  for school and bidded their parents bye, was quite unfortunate.

“As a government, we cherish our young ones and we would continue to do everything to keep them out of harm’s way, hence our various safety advocacy programmes. This sad incident, notwithstanding, efforts shall be intensified towards making the roads and indeed everywhere safer for the populace, especially  the young vulnerable ones”, the governor added.

Three pupils reportedly lost their lives in the crash  as they were being driven to school in the school bus while three-year old Ibrahim Zulu sustained injuries.


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