It was a very sad day for the family of Rex Ebube Amatu on Tuesday, September 8, as he died in a ghastly motor accident.

His death according to local reports happened days after his traditional wedding. The man is reportedly from Anambra state.

The accident was said to have happened in Asaba when he was coming to his home in Lagos. A Facebook account with the name Ben Chiedo said that the accident occurred as a tipper rammed into his vehicle.

His young beautiful bride is also said to be pregnant. Many Nigerians who reacted to the news described how very terrible everything was.

These are people’s reactions to the news:

Kene Kay said: “What is this nah Very sad. God pls give the family and young wife the strength to bear this pain and may his soul rest in peace..amen”

Flourish Nkedinirukamma Afusi said: “Tụfịakwa 2020!!!! Ugly and sad story. God console those you left behind especially your wife and nuclear family. Amen”

Meziefrank Ugochukwu said: “God have mercy on us,eternal rest grant unto him”

Okechukwu Simple Onyeloili said: “So sad,rip to him and that is why we need to be prayerful concerning marriage matter coz you don’t know who does ladies offend in the name of having ex like pure water and tell them to stay a vir*gin,you don find trouble”

Adaobi Anaetoh said: So sad. Rest in peace

The groom man identified as Sleek, took to his whatsapp status to advise Nigerians on the negative effect of over-speeding.

He wrote ;

Sept 5th was the happiest day of my life I watched my son get married, it was a movie, sept 8th I survived the accident that killed my son, life is short. I have only one advice for everyone reading this.

Speed Kills.

I will always love you my boy, till we meet in Valhalla.

According to reports, Rex Ebube Amatu was trying to overtake a car stopped by some policemen at a police-check point when a tipper rammed into him.