Though the desired help came and and the children were rushed to the hospital, including the Lagos State Teaching Hospital and others to Randle Hospital, two of the pupils could not be revived alongside others, said to have been saved by medics, who rose to the occasion.
“Yes, the driver has been arrested but the young souls are already gone, sadly so. A school bus driver ignored repeated complaints from the kids he was taking home that they were not feeling well. Some of the kids went unconscious, two eventually died.
“Schools need to up their game in recruitment and pay more attention to job fit. Parents too need to do thorough background checks of schools and crèches before entrusting their kids into their care. Meanwhile, the relevant regulatory agency has been notified of this act of gross negligence. Security is everyone’s business,” he was quoted to have said.