Tragedy struck in Iworoko town, Ekiti State last night after a truck rammed into a crowded market.
The truck, which was loaded with branded bags of rice belonging to Senator Representing Ondo Central Senatorial District, Tayo Alasoadura (APC) killed over 20 people after a suspected break failure.
At the scene of the accident, bodies of the victims could be seen from where the truck reportedly lost control.
According to eyewitnesses, the truck with full load of customized bags of rice with the picture, name and logo of the senator who is recontesting his seat in the National Assembly on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Senator Tayo Alasoadura had crushed two vehicles before it rammed into some shops
Sympathisers, fire fighters, officers of road safety and the police engaged in the rescue operations which lasted till midnight.