Dangote Group pays N500,000 to each family of students killed in crash



Dangote Group Companies has paid N500,000 to each family the eight students killed on Jan. 23 when one its trucks lost control at the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State.

The Students’ Union Government the university made the disclosure in a statement issued on Saturday.

Mr Oluwasegun Obagunwa, its president said in the statement that the payment was made “following several agitations led by the Students’ Union Government’’.

“The Students’ Union Government wishes to announce to the students and the entire populace that the Dangote group companies has reached out to all the families the victims to pay them condolence visits.

“The N500,000 has already been paid to each of the families.

“We all know that there is no amount of money, items or valuables that can ever be compared to the loss.

“There are other on-going plans by the Dangote Group of Companies to compensate the victims and their families in due time,’’ he said.

Obagunwa added that the students union ensure that all compensations were fulfilled to the families as soon as possible.

He prayed that the never such tragic event anymore. (NAN)