Tragic news: Babcock graduating student loses 8 family members in auto crash

Babcock student

by Akan Ido

Margaret Okwuikpo, one of the best graduating student from Babcock University’s School of Nursing Science lost eight members of her family in an auto accident which occurred in Port Harcourt, Rivers state on Friday.

According to The Nigerian Tribune report, Miss Okwuikpo lost her father, grandmother, sisters, brothers and cousin in a motor accident  while on their way to the University located at Ilishan Remo, Ogun state to witness her convocation ceremony slated for Sunday.

Vice-Chancellor of the institution, Professor Kayode Makinde, drew the emotion of the audience at the graduation ceremony of the university, when he invited  her to the podium for special prayers over the unfortunate incident.

Reports say the family hired a Lagos bound 14-passenger bus from Port-Harcourt  which got involved in an accident just 15 minutes after it left the park.

Okwuikpo’s mother, brother in-law and two others are said to be in critical conditions in the hospital.

Comments (8)

  1. May their gentle souls rest in perfect peace. Surely,it’s He alone, our good Lord and God that can greasily console you . Poor girl,take heart.

  2. May their souls rest in perfect peace. Amen. May God also give that young girl & others grieving the fortitude to bear the loss

  3. Its heartbreaking

  4. So painful, may God give her the fortitude to bear the loss

  5. My God ! may the souls of the departed members of the family rest in peace. May God help those that are still in the hospital to recover speedily in Jesus name amen. My sister ,God’ll save the life of your mother. May the angels of the living God stand by you in Jesus name amen.

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