One dead, three injured in Kwara Sallah road crash

Motorbike accident on Friday claimed one life in Ilorin, Kwara State.

Three other persons aboard the motorbike sustained serious injuries.

The bike, according to eyewitness rammed into a stationary vehicle.

The victims were returning from Ilorin Eid prayer ground when the incident occurred at Balogun Fulani area of the metropolis.

The deceased, whose name was simply given as Suraju, was said to be from Alamo compound, Okelele, Ilorin.

Suraju was said to died at a medical facility where he was rushed to for treatment.

He had since been buried at the Muslim cemetery, Osere area, Ilorin.

Two of the injured persons were said to have been admitted at the General Hospital, Surulere, Ilorin while the third victim was taken to a local bone centre at Dada area for treatment.


Sympathisers thronged the residence of the deceased to commensurate with his family.

When contacted, the Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Frederick Ogidan did not confirm the incident.

He said the incident had not been reported in his office.

“I will find out and if there is anything like that, I will let you know,” he said.

The Nation