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Kids Whose Mum Died In Accident Reunite With Family

The two kids abandoned at the Ijebu Ode General Hospital, Ogun State, after their mother died in a crash have reunited with family members.

The children, aged eight and two, and their mother had boarded a bus from Ijebu Ode on March 12 en route to Ibadan, Oyo State, when the bus had a head-on collision with another vehicle along Ijebu Ode-Ibadan Road, leading to the death of their mum but the children survived.

A Good Samaritan was said to have rescued the kids from a nearby river.

A source at the hospital told Punch on Thursday that the children’s family members had shown up.

The source said, “The father and relatives of the kids came on Tuesday with the police. He went to the mortuary and identified his late wife. The Ogun State Ministry of Women Affairs has picked up the children for handing over to the family.”

The Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Ambibola Oyeyemi, said the children would be handed over to the family on Friday (today).