He must have said his goodbyes to his loved ones before boarding the bus travelling to Ibadan from Lagos.

He was looking forward to arriving Ibadan safely as he had an appointment to meet. 

Then tragedy struck, a tanker had a brake failure and rammed into his bus and a saloon car.

He died on the spot while 18 other people sustained various degrees of injuries.

Confirming the incident, the Oyo State Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Commission, Yusuf Salami, said the accident occurred as a result of wrong overtaking and mechanical deficiency which resulted in brake failure.

He said a male adult died, adding that his corpse has been deposited at the Adeoyo Hospital morgue.

Salami said 18 persons who were injured had been taken to Ibadan Central Hospital and University College Hospital respectively for treatment.

He said among the injured were four children, while the remaining were adults.