The angry youths in Iworoko-Ekiti stormed the scene of the accident to stage a not-so-peaceful protest and destroyed many bags of the campaign rice as can bee seen in the footage below.
As can be seen in the picture posted below, the bags of rice were branded with the campaign stickers of a senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State.
Among the dead was a mother, her child, a Youth Corps member, traders and some students of the Ekiti State University in the town.
Iworoko Ekiti is home to a large number of students of Ekiti State University due to its proximity to the institution’s main campus. It was gathered that the accident occurred during the market peak period.
A large crowd of sympathisers were seen wailing at the scene of the accident.
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