Waffi Tv : Twelve persons lost their lives in an accident in kwara and kano state . The first occurred at Lumoh village along Olooru/Bode Sadu Road, Kwara State. and the second at Rimin Gata in Ungoggo Local Government Area of Kano State, yesterday.
Mr Jonathan Owoade, Sector Commander of The Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC, in Kwara State, confirmed the death of seven persons yesterday, in an accident at Lumoh village along the Olooru/Bode Sadu road.
Mr Owoade in his statement yesterday said that the accident, which occurred in the early hours of Wednesday, the 27th of may 2020, involved two vehicles: a Toyota Corolla car and a commercial DAF tanker.
He stated that seven persons were involved in the crash, adding that all of them lost their lives as a result of the unfortunate incident. He said: “Early today (27th may 2020) we got a report that there had been a road crash at the Bode Sadu/Oloru axis, at a village called Lumoh.
The victims were four male and three female. The crash between the Toyota Corolla car and a commercial DAF tanker was as a result of speed limit violation and loss of concentration by the drivers.
The corpses of the victims have been deposited at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital mortuary.
Still on the 27th of may 2020 14 persons were confirmed dead in a ghastly motor accident along Maiduguri road by Lahadin Makole, Dawakin Kudu Local Government Area of Kano State.
Information gathered revealed that the incident occurred at night when a Hiace Bus with registration number DAL 116 XA fell down, trapped 22 of the persons and gutted by fire leading to the death of the 14 persons.
Mr Saidu Mohammed, The public Relations officer of Kano state Fire Service, confirmed that 14 persons were reportedly killed in a ghastly motor accident along Maiduguri road by Lahadin Makole, Dawakin Kudu Local Government Area of Kano state, he futher revealed to newsmen in the state on Thursday that eight others were rescued alive.
Mr Saisu said, “We got a distress call at about 11:07 pm and our men arrived at the scene around 11:18 pm at Maiduguri road by lahadin makole, Dawakin Kudu local government.
“A Haice Bus with registration number DAL 116 XA fell down and caught fire, 22 people reported trapped. Fourteen were rescued died while eight were rescued alive.
“Eight people rescued alive includes Amina Danliti Bichi (40 years), Lami Abdullahi Bichi (45-years), Binta Sale Bichi (50 years), Safiya Bello Ganduje (40-years), Ai Lurwanu Bichi (40-years), Sa’ida Sama’ila D/KUDU (46-years), Safiya Danbaba Bichi (35 years).
“The Fourteen others were handed over to the security of Gano division, “Mr Muhammad said.