By Paul Osuyi
Delta State command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has presented N1,434,715.00 to relatives of deceased victims of accident.
The money was recovered at the scene of a fatal crash involving a Toyota Hiace bus with registration number AGU 497 ZW and a Benz Truck with registration number KLK 642 XA on May 10, 2022 at Agbor, along the Benin-Asaba-Onitsha highway.
Five persons were killed, with eleven others sustaining varying degrees of injuries in the unfortunate crash.
Sector Commander of FRSC in the state, Udeme Bassey Eshiet, presented the cash the relatives of the deceased victims with staff of RS5.22 Agbor Unit Command, Special Marshals among others as witnesses.
Eshiet disclosed that the money was recovered by his men on rescue mission.
He said the travellers involved in the said accident were members of an Association of Seafoods Sellers in Onitsha who were on a business trip to Ondo State.
According to him, through the help of the Ose Market branch chairman, relatives of those killed were contacted and invited to the command for the presentation.
Meanwhile, chairman of the Association of Seafood Sellers, Mr. Duru Eric Emeka showered encomium on the staff of the command for the show of rare integrity, and prayed for the continued existence of the Corps.