The Presidents of the Student Unions of the Federal University of Technology, Akure Dapo Awopegba; Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo Abiodun Akintola and Ondo State School of Midwifery lost their lives in a lone car accident along the Owo-Akure Road.
The spokesman for the Ondo state police command, Aremu Adeniran said the auto accident occurred at Emure Ile junction on the expressway on Friday night around 8p.m, according to.
Reports say the Union leaders were on their way back to their various institutions from Abuja, where they had gone to witness the presentation of an award to the Ondo state governor, Olusegun Mimiko, and some other eminent Nigerians by the National Association of Nigerian Students.
They were travelling in a bus donated to the Joint Campus Committee by the state government recently.
Others who sustained injuries are receiving treatment at the Federal Medical centre, Owo.