The victims were recruited from Oyo, Osun, Kogi, Ondo, Ekiti, Lagos and Ogun states.
Roads in Ondo became nightmare recently as bandits ramped up their nefarious activities, killing and kidnapping travellers for ransom.
“If the driver wasn’t on high speed, the accident might not have occurred or it could have been mild.
The victims were rescued in Kano between September 13 and 18 by the Joint Border Task Force.
Two suspects, Chukwudi Aronu, 51, and Shuaibu Gambo, 23, found in the Peugeot J5 vehicle, were promptly arrested.
The NSCDC officer was shot dead by gunmen on September 3, along Oke-Ako-Irele-Ekiti road, while driving home to Kogi together with members of his family.
About 6,000 candidates out of the 15,000 applicants would sit for the aptitude test.
The suspect was also caught with other quantities of loud, Arizona, colorado variants of cannabis and codeine-based cough syrup.
A luxury bus driver was said to have lost control and plunged into a nearby drainage around 8:00 a.m. on Saturday.
Several persons were killed, and over 20 houses were razed in June in a similar clash between the two tribes.