A school bus belonging to Pacemark International Schools has gone up in flames with the driver escaping by the whiskers. There were no students on board, Peoples Gazette learnt.
The incident occurred at 6:30 p.m.
It was an 18-seater bus.
The driver of the school bus told The Gazette he just drove off from the school located at Apo Resettlement Zone E Extension in Abuja, to pick up students.
“I went to the school to pick the bus. It was empty. As I drove out, I started to notice that the vehicle was jerking and jerking. As I slowed down for road make I check wetin dey happen, I noticed that there was fire in the back of the bus,” the school bus driver told The Gazette.
The driver added, “As I no get anything to quench the fire, I rushed out of the bus. That’s how fire burnt the bus.”