8 Edo Libyan returnees burnt beyond recognition in road accident


By Simon Ebegbulem

BENIN—EIGHT Edo State Libyan returnees were burnt to death in a motor accident along Ore-Sagamu Road on their way to Lagos State to seek spiritual and financial assistance from Prophet T. B. Joshua, the General Overseer of the Synagogue Church of All Nations, SCOAN.

It was gathered that their bodies and seven other survivors, who sustained injuries, were taken to the Ijebu-Ode General Hospital, Ogun State.

The incident, which was said to have occurred last week, involved a white Toyota Hiace 18-seater commercial bus with number plates AYB 479 XA and a Volvo truck with number plates KSF 79 XL.

Vanguard gathered that the commercial bus left Benin late in the night with 15 male and female returnees from Libya, after they had been profiled by the state task force on anti-human trafficking and illegal migration.

They were reported to have headed to Lagos State to…

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