Osaretin Igbinedion, second son of former Edo State Governor, Lucky Igbinedion, has died in an auto crash in Texas, United States.
The deceased’s nephew, Esosa Oyemwense, reportedly a student of the University of Houston, who was also in the car at the time of the accident, lost his life.
Osaretin was a graduate of marketing with a minor in economics from the University of Pittsburgh’s College of Business Administration.
Reports say their car ran into an 18 wheeler around 3am on Saturday.
The news of their death was confirmed by the Nigerian Students Association of the University of Houston.
“Good evening, we are deeply saddened by the passage of Esosa and his cousin Osaretin, early this morning. We extend our deepest condolence to the individuals, friends and other loved ones. Having young lives taken so suddenly takes a toll and we send our thoughts and prayers to all affected,” the statement reads.
Osaretin was also a Master’s degree holder in International Management, Northeastern University.