Lagos, Nigeria – One of the victims of the Lagos train crush last Thursday, a 28-year-old National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has been laid to rest aimdst tears and sobering hearts.
The corps member, Oreoluwa Aina was among the six victims who were confirmed dead by the state government.
Aina, who served with the Curriculum Services Department of the Lagos State Ministry of Education in Alausa, was buried on Saturday at Atan cemetery, The Punch reports.
A delegation of the state government led by the Commissioner for Education, Mrs Folasade Adefisayo attended the funeral.
Also present were the deceased’s family members and the state NYSC Coordinator, Mrs Yetunde Baderinwa.
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A passenger train crushed a Lagos State Government staff bus on its way from Ikotun en route Alausa, the state secretariat, at the PWD area of the state.
The avoidable accident reportedly confirmed to have happened around 7:00 am.
However, some of the injured passengers have been discharged from the hospital where they were taken for treatment immediately after the accident.