On Saturday, 31 October 2020, ten persons were confirmed dead after a truck rammed into a market at Ibaka area of Akungba Akoko, Akoko South-West Local Government Area of Ondo state.
This was confirmed by the Public Relations Officer of the state police command, Mr Tee-Leo Ikoro.
Another eyewitness account said, “a woman and two of her children were among those killed by the truck. In anger, residents and traders set ablaze the bags of rice.”
However, the Police PRO, Ikoro, on his account asserts that eight persons were confirmed dead.
“As we speak now eight people have been confirmed dead in the accident and we can still have more because we still have many people trapped under the trailer,” the Police PRO.