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Breaking: Tragic Road Accident Claims 11 Lives in Jigawa

By Hassan Turaki

No fewer than 11 people have lost their lives in a road accident occurred along Kwanar Gujungu Town in Taura LGA of Jigawa State.

DSP Shiisu Lawan Adam, Jigawa State Command Public Relations Officer made this known in a statement.

He said the sad incident occurred on Saturday 23rd December, 2023 at about 1200hrs, noting that the command recorded a fatal motor vehicle accident which claimed eleven (11) lives of the populace.

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He identified the deceased as: Abdullahi Muhammad ‘m’ age 35yrs of Tudun Murtala Quarters, Samira Ahmad ‘f’ age 45yrs, Ummi Muhammad ‘f’ age 36yrs, Rabi Ahmad ‘f’ age 35yrs,
Maryam Isah ‘f’ age 32yrs, Aisha Hamza ‘f’ age 1yr of all Nassarawa LGA, Kano state. Safiyanu Manu ‘m’ age 40yrs, Nura Muhammad ‘m’ age 35yrs of Majia town, Ikram Abdurrashid ‘f’ age 3yrs of Yangayami village, Lawal Mika’il ‘m’ age 60yrs of Gurjawa village, Abdurrashid Abubakar ‘m’ 35yrs of Yangayami village all in Taura LGA, Kano state.

DSP Shiisu revealed that the ugly incident happened when a motor vehicle Honda L.E ash in colour with registration number NSR 469 AE driven by one Abdullahi Muhammad, conveying five (5) passengers from Kano heading to Balangu town Kafin Hausa LGA and, another motor vehicle Golf Wagon red in colour with registration number AUY 292 XA driven by one Safiyanu Mamu conveying four (4) passengers from Gujungu heading to Taura LGA.

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He continued that on reaching Kwanar Gujungu town, the two (2) vehicles had a head-on collision, as a result, all eleven (11) people in both vehicles answered the supreme call on the spot.

“On receipt of the report, a team of Police personnel from the Motor Traffic Department (MTD) Taura Divisional Police Headquarters, rushed to the scene and conveyed the corpses to the General Hospital, where they were confirmed dead by the Medical Doctor.”

The Commissioner of Police Jigawa state, CP AT Abdullahi, on behalf of the officers and men of the command, expressed his heartfelt condolence messages to the immediate deceased family, relatives, and well-wishers in this trying moment.

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He prayed to Almighty Allah to have mercy on them forgive their shortcomings and prevent the occurrence of such incidents shortly.


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