About 11 women of Women for Change, Bayelsa branch leaders of an organization died in a road accident on Saturday night, on Ahoada axis of East-West road in Rivers state. The women are said to be female supporters of First Lady, Patience Jonathan.
The accident occurred on Saturday night. Nine of the women were burnt to death, while two who also died did not burn at all. There were many who sustained injuries of various degrees as well. The accident occurred when the tyres of a Toyota Sienna burst and rammed into the bus carrying the women. The bus eventually went up in flames.