…as citizen calls for steps to curb trend
A serious accident has occurred this morning, Thursday, September 7, 2023 on the East-West Road near Ikot Abasi local government area of Akwa Ibom State. A State Government-owned Akwa Ibom Transport Company (AKTC) bus, which left Uyo for Port Harcourt, Rivers State early this morning had a collision which resulted to serious damages on the vehicle.
According to an eyewitness who took to the social media to report the incident “A serious accident occurred this morning on the East-West Road near Ikot Abasi. An AKTC bus, en route from Uyo to Port Harcourt, was involved in a collision.
Thankfully, no lives were lost, but injuries were sustained by some passengers. Our thoughts go out to the injured, and we hope for a speedy recovery. Let’s all exercise caution on the roads and prioritize safety. hope for a speedy recovery. Let’s all exercise caution on the roads and prioritize safety”
It would be recalled that road mishaps involving the popular transportation company -AKTC, has become a recurring decimal, stirring calls for precautionary measures to curb the trend, which in most cases claim human lives and properties.
While some concerned citizens blame the incessant road accidents on the recklessness of the drivers, others blame it on poor training and retraining by the management.