Six Catholic faithfuls have died in a ghastly car accident which happened on Sunday February 9th at a sharp bend in Eripa, along Iree-Otan Ayegbaju-Ila Orangun road in Osun State.
According to reports, the late victims of the accident who were returning from the annual Oke Maria Pilgrimage (Prayer Mountain) in Otan Ayegbaju, were passengers of an 18-seater Liteace bus belonging to SS Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Lagere. It was gathered that nine other occupants of same car also sustained various degree of injuries from the accident.
Folashade Odoro, the Osun state Police command Spokesperson, who confirmed the accident, also revealed that the driver lost control of bus which ran into a ditch. He urged motorists to avoid over speeding and dangerous driving.