More than twenty persons, inclusive school children , have died in an auto crash that occurred at Mgbowo in Awgu Local Government Area of Enugu State.
It was confirmed by the Sector Commander,Federal Road Safety Corps in Enugu,Mr Ogbonna Kalu on telephone with the press that the accident,which involved a school bus and trailer,happened on Wednesday afternoon .
He disclosed the accident was a result of speeding beyond the limit and perilous driving .
“ 21 persons have been confirmed dead and more than 50 persons were in the school bus .
“ Also of note is that not all the deaths were school children . Those working on the roadside were part of the casualties.” Kalu disclosed.