The management of GUO Transport Services has lauded the effort of FRSC and LASEMA in effort put towards the accident which involved one of their luxurious buses on early Friday morning.
The management of G.U.O. Transport Services Ltd, has reacting to the accident said it was unfortunate and saddening.The company said it sympathizes with the affected passengers and their relations for the inconveniences and losses suffered in the crash.
One of the passengers who survived the accident recounted that the Lagos-bound bus which departed Aba Thursday at about 8:00 pm, hit a concrete demarcation on the road early Friday morning at Owode and ran into the nearby river resulting in the death of three passengers.
It must be noted that the rest of the occupants of the 59-seater vehicle survived with a few rushed to hospitals for the treatment of injuries.
The Managing Director of GUO Transport, Mr. Maduabuchi Okeke, expressed the company’s gratitude to the first responders at the scene, for the efficient and professional manner they handled the situation. Adequate medical attention
“Prompt response by the agencies, including the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), the Police, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), and other, agencies, helped in the rescue of many of the passengers”, Okeke said.
He disclosed that as soon as the company was informed of the incident, it mobilised a team which joined the agencies to ensure that the injured received adequate medical attention. “We at G.U.O. Transport wish to express our utmost sympathy and regret for the distress experienced by the passengers and their families as a result of the accident involving our luxury bus”,
Continuing, he appealed to them to “bear with us during this sad period”. Okeke said it was premature to comment on the cause of the crash, preferring to rather wait for “the report and updates from investigations by the agencies”.