#EKITI Mourns: Nigerians React To Deaths Of 20 Persons Killed By Truck

EKITI…. Nigerians have reacted to the death of no fewer than 20 persons including students after a trailer carrying rice meant for distribution to potential voters in the forthcoming general elections rammed into a roadside market at Iworoko Ekiti, Irepodun/Ifelodun Local Government Area of Ekiti State.

About 20 people have been confirmed dead in the accident.

In reaction to the news, Nigerians on Twitter are using the hashtag #EkitiMourns to express their sadness.

See some tweets aggregated by below:

@dotmanofficial: “#EkitiMourns my thoughts and prayers with the family of the victims. So sad.”

@salamson01: “More than 20 people gone this night in my village. Called my Dad earlier he said they are safe but he can’t say the same for mummy, Idayat and some other folks. This is heart wrenching. Say a prayer for my people. #EkitiMourns”

@sam09young: “Some people will be thanking God for not being at the market at the time. What about those that were affected? Imagine sitting at the barbers shop and being crushed. Nobody deserves this kind of avoidable death. #ekitimourns.”

@The_Seeker76: “I feel so sad that over 20 people are now dead as #EkitiMourns deaths from a truck carrying “election rice”. Look at the picture on the bag, That’s one of our problems. He should be held partly responsible for this sad and avoidable tragedy. May the dead rest in peace – Amen.”

@SheunDam: “I have seen people politicizing the fatal accident that happened in Iworoko because the rice found in the trailer was branded with Sen. Alasoadura’s banner. No…. Please it’s enough.. The brake failed.. He lost control. Pray for the family of the deceased. #EkitiMourns”

@HNNAfrica: January 1st I predicted several mishaps in Nigeria and a certain prayer people MUST pray. 2 weeks into the year, the Ibadan crash, Airforce helicopter and now; #EkitiMourns, a trailer crashing into a market. #ProphetKOO says read Psalm 19 five times daily. This Illuminati is here.”

@seunfakze: “Woke up to the tragic news of the tragedy at Iworoko. Praying for the families of the departed and hoping that our beloved Ekiti State never witness such calamity again. #EkitiMourns.”

@Balatic: “APC has taken vote buying, election madness and hypocrisy to a whole new level. So the accident in #Ekitimourns was caused by a truck transporting APC campaign rice. More than 20 lives lost and people are not outraged. The legislature must enact a law to ban vote buying of any type.”

@Enekemgreg: “May God console those that lost their family members in the trailer Ekiti crash. Appreciate your life and people around you, The people that died in the crash were not in a bad place it was just a bad time. God save us from untimely demise #EkitiMourns.”

@Julietkego: “Pray for Ekiti. So many lives lost…Rest in peace. #EkitiMourns God save us in this country. May we also help ourselves by ensuring better road worthiness of all vehicles that ply our roads. Government has to be held to higher standards, and citizens have to be more responsible.”

18 Comments on “#EKITI Mourns: Nigerians React To Deaths Of 20 Persons Killed By Truck”

  1. Wonderful beat ! I would like to apprentice even as you
    amend your site, how can i subscribe for a blog
    web site? The account helped me a appropriate deal. I had been tiny bit familiar of this
    your broadcast offered shiny clear idea

  2. Hello there! This blog post could not be written much better!

    Looking through this post reminds me of my previous roommate!
    He constantly kept preaching about this. I will forward this
    article to him. Pretty sure he’s going to have a good
    read. Thanks for sharing!

  3. I am now not positive where you are getting your info, however great topic.
    I needs to spend some time finding out much more or understanding more.

    Thanks for magnificent info I was in search of
    this info for my mission.

  4. Thanks for another great article. The place else may just anyone get that kind of information in such an ideal method of writing?
    I have a presentation subsequent week, and I am at the look for such info.

  5. hello there and thank you for your info – I have definitely picked up something new from
    right here. I did however expertise a few technical issues using this website, since I
    experienced to reload the website many times previous to I could get it to load correctly.
    I had been wondering if your hosting is OK? Not that I am complaining, but slow loading instances times will sometimes affect your placement in google and could
    damage your high-quality score if ads and marketing with Adwords.

    Well I am adding this RSS to my e-mail and could look out for much more of your respective exciting content.
    Make sure you update this again soon.

  6. This design is steller! You certainly know how to keep a reader amused.
    Between your wit and your videos, I was almost moved to
    start my own blog (well, almost…HaHa!) Excellent job.
    I really loved what you had to say, and more
    than that, how you presented it. Too cool!

  7. Great blog! Is your theme custom made or did you download it from somewhere?

    A theme like yours with a few simple adjustements
    would really make my blog jump out. Please let me know where you
    got your design. Kudos

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *