Tanker Crushes Fresh Graduate After Clearance In Abia Poly

A yet to be identified tanker on Tuesday, reportedly crushed a fresh graduate of Abia State Polytechnic, Aba, Ezekiel Mary Ogechi, in front of the institution.

It was gathered that the deceased, who studied accounting, was at the Polytechnic carrying out academic clearance in preparation for the National Youth Service Corps scheme.

Ogechi was said to have made a distinction in accounting and received a scholarship from an organization to do a post-graduate course.

However, the tragic incident occurred after carrying out the clearance and crossing the road when a tricycle hit her before she was crushed by a moving truck.

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According to a source who spoke to DAILY POST, disclosed that angry students of the Polytechnic mobilized a protest after Ogechi was found lying under the truck.

The source said: “Unfortunately, she was hit by a tricycle while trying to cross to the other side of the road; before she could get up, she was then crushed by a fast moving truck.

“The management of the Abia State Polytechnic and the Students Union Government of the institution saved the day as the angry students were begged to calm down.”