At least one person has been confirmed dead after the Akwa United supporters club bus heading to Port Harcourt for a game against Enyimba was involved in a fatal accident at Ekparakwa junction.
The bus had break failure and the car summersaulted, killing one fan at thespot.. The Club’s club spokesman Uwem Ekoh who confirmed the incident tells BBC Sport;
“Our supporters were travelling on the Akwa starlet bus for the game in Port Harcourt when they suffered a brake failure. The bus flipped over, one of our fans died in the tragedy and several others sustained serious injuries. It happened about 30 minutes after they left Uyo, so the supporters have all returned home for immediate medical attention.”
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