The teachers reportedly died in a fatal road accident, which occurred on Ore-Shagamu Expressway in Ijebu Ife town, Ogun State.
The deceased were said to be traveling from Okitipupa town, Ondo State; to Ogun State for a social function when they died in the fatal road crash.
Speaking through his media aide, Mr. Olumide Akinrinlola, the senator on Monday described the incident as “sad and unfortunate.”
He said the incident was a loss to the state, particularly in the education sector.
The senator said, “The accident which has thrown my people into mourning in Okitipupa Local Government is melancholic. It is very unfortunate.
“I sympathise with the bereaved families and I pray such would never happen again in any part of Ondo South.
“Most accidents in Nigeria are caused by bad roads and human errors.
“I am calling on the government to, as a matter of urgency, begin immediate rehabilitation of all federal roads in Nigeria.
“I will also ensure, through the Senate, that motorists in Nigeria strictly comply with speed limits to stem road crashes, especially in these ’ember’ months.” SHARE THIS NEWS USING ANY OF THE BUTTON BELOW PLACE YOUR TEXT ADVERT BELOW ⬇⬇⬇