Grab this Great Opportunity: Apply for iLearn Scholarship, an India Government Scholarship for Africans. Hurry Now, Registration Ends Soon!

Don't waste your time at home: Gain 200Level admission into any university and course of your choice, through IJMB program. For more details, Call or WhatsApp 08032713621

STUDY ABROAD: Live, Work, and STUDY in Canada or any other country abroad with no stress. No payment until your visa is approved. CLICK HERE for more details or WhatsApp 09019196619

30 Corpers Escapes Death As Bus Catches Fire While Being Refueled

Some members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) corps have escaped death by the whiskers after their bus caught fire while being refueled.

According to Grassroot Reporters, the incident happened yesterday and more than 30 NYSC members escaped the incident while many others sustained injuries.

It was gathered that the coaster bus was boarded by the corpers to Asaba for the passing out parade (POP) ceremony.

However, it bursted into flames while the bus was being refueled at a filling station close to the Nigerian Navy Headquarters in Warri.

The bus, belonging to College of Education, Warri, was hired by the corps members to convey them to Asaba for their final Passing Out Parade (POP) after the completion of their service year,

The bus was said to have ran out of fuel shortly after the journey began.

READ ALSO: ‘Stop disturbing us with your PhD certificates’ – Businessman Flare-Up

Daniel, one of the affected corps members who spoke with GRASSROOT REPORTERS said:

“The driver stopped at a filling station close to Nigeria Navy Barracks in Warri to refuel the bus. While we were inside, and the filling station attendant was dispensing fuel into the bus, we heard a deafening sound, and everywhere was covered with smoke.”

As Reported by Grassroot Reporters, It stated that many of the corpers sustained serious injuries, while a female corp member had a serious dislocation and was rushed to an undisclosed hospital.

It was gathered that the corps members lost their phones, bags and other personal effects.

The cause of the fire is unknown but a source said the driver of the bus allegedly failed to switch off the bus while it was being refueled.

READ ALSO: Confusion As Strange Girl Is Seen Seated In Campus River For 6 Hours

CREDIT: ALLSCHOOL, Tori

Thank you so much for reading this article, we really do appreciate. We hope you loved it, if you did, please share this page with your friends via the share buttons below. Sharing is caring.

Subscribe
Notify of
guest
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
0
Would love your thoughts, please comment.x
Share via
Copy link