Yuletide: Tragedy as 11 die in fatal accident in Jigawa

Following a deadly traffic accident in Kwanar Gujungu town in Jigawa state, at least 11 people have been officially declared deceased.

DSP Lawan Shiitu Adam, the Public Relations Officer for the Police Command, verified the occurrence in a statement, a copy of which was made public on Sunday.

He stated that the incident occurred on Saturday and that eleven people from both the Honda LE and the Golf Waggon perished instantly in the head-on collision.

The accident happened on Saturday when a Honda L.E ash in colour with registration number NSR 469 AE conveying five passengers from Kano heading to Balangu town Kafin Hausa LGA and a Golf Wagon with registration number AUY 292 XA conveying four passengers from Gujungu heading to Taura LGA had a head-on collision as a result all eleven persons died.

“On receipt of the report, a team of Police personnel from the Motor Traffic Department, Taura Divisional Police Headquarters, rushed to the scene and conveyed the corpses to the General Hospital, where they were confirmed dead by a medical doctor,” he said.

He said the Commissioner of Police, AT Abdullahi had on behalf of the command condoled the family of the deceased and prayed to Almighty Allah to forgive their shortcomings

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