Peace Mass Transit deeply regrets Itobe accident, releases statement

Peace Mass Transit deeply regrets Itobe accident, releases statement

 Peace Mass Transit deeply regrets Itobe accident, releases statement



We at Peace Mass Transit LTD, deeply remorse and commiserate with households of victims of the August 16 accident on the Itobe finish of the Lokoja-Abuja Highway, involving one in all our mini-buses. 

Eye witness accounts of the unlucky incident have been constant, to wit: {that a} sure Peugeot 406 saloon automotive, bearing a big fuel cylinder and coming from the wrong way on high pace, whereas trying to overhaul one other automobile crashed into our bus head-on! The stated PMT bus was, and remained on its rightful lane even on the level of the collision.

The resultant influence prompted the fuel cylinder to blow up into an enormous conflagration of fireside which made it tough for  occupants of each autos to be rescued all alive.

Our honest condolences go to the households of all of the deceased passengers  who had stored the religion with their most well-liked street transport service provider-PMT, however fell to the chilly palms of demise in these circumstances we view as most unlucky.

It was additionally regrettable that nationwide Emergency First Responders on the scene of the accident and natives of the realm, apparently performing in good conscience, made the choice to honourably clear the thoroughfare, and  inter the stays of deceased victims collectively, close by. We’ve since been informed the choice on internment was collective a one among the many first responders, because of the state of the stays.

These similar compatriots had  additionally risked their lives to defy raging fuel fireplace to tug out some passengers alive, shifting them to hospital for remedy.

The life of each mortal is certainly within the palms of God,and at PMT, no security consideration or concern is postponed for motion for even a second,and the regulatory businesses can bear us out.

The ITOBE episode is the primary of its sort in our historical past, therefore, employees in any respect ranges stay in deep, terrible shock, even up until this second. 

Given a distinct situation and circumstances, on one other day, sure impulsive actions allowed on that event might have been dealt with in a different way, with extra regard to peculiar sensibilities. Cultural and spiritual perception of these round additionally performed a job right here, however then, the noble motive and selfless efforts of those patriots that had been on floor, could possibly be put within the correct perspective, and appreciated.

We mourn our cherished passengers who had been affected to no finish, and ship our heartfelt condolences to bereaved households. Your loss is our loss! 

We place excessive premium on the welfare and security of our pricey Passengers. Clearly, we’re on this state of affairs, collectively. Please, be comforted.

We’ve stored in contact with majority of bereaved households and in frantic, dedicated efforts to achieve the others whose contact particulars usually are not simply discernible from the journey manifest. That is why this statement is popping out now.

It’s clearly a tricky interval for us at PMT, as we pledge our unwavering dedication to the security of our travelling public who’re the one cause we’re on this ever difficult enterprise known as transportation.

Spare a thought for us in your prayers; we do, for you, on a regular basis. 

Might God bless us all, and provides all of us the Grace to hold on to His glory.


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