An eyewitness said both vehicles had a head-on collision when the driver of the bus overtook another vehicle at a sharp bend.
The Kogi State Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC, Mr Solomon Agure, while confirming the accident, said three staff of the ceramics company died out of nine staff in the company’s vehicle.
He said the staff worked overnight and closed in the morning but unfortunately when their staff bus was taking them home, their vehicle was involved in a head-on collision with another vehicle and three persons died on the spot.
Those that were injured were rushed to the hospital,” he said.
Meanwhile, the management of BN Ceramics in a statement, yesterday, regretted the death of some of its staff who were involved in the auto accident.
A statement signed by Salihu Mohammed, Human Resources Manager, on behalf of the management, said the accident took place within the steel complex this morning (yesterday) around 10:00 am.