The Vice-Chancellor, Babcock University Ilishan-Remo, Ogun State, Professor Kayode Makinde, on Sunday drew the emotion of the audience at the graduation ceremony of the university, when he invited one of the best graduating students from the School of Nursing Science, Miss Margaret Okwuikpo, to the podium for special prayers on the death of eight members of her family who died in a motor accident.
According to report, Miss Okwuikpo lost her father, grandmother, sisters, brothers and cousin in a motor accident which occurred on Friday in Port-Harcourt, on their way to Babcock University, for her convocation ceremony slated for Sunday.
According to the report, the family hired a Lagos bound 14- passenger bus from Port-Harcourt to take them to her graduation ceremony, which was to take place on Sunday June 2nd, but the bus was involved in an accident 15minutes after it left the park, allegedly due to over speeding.
Margaret’s mum, brother-in-law and two other people survived the accident and are being treated in the hospital and are currently on danger list in the hospital.
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