Niger Highway Accident Claims 6

No fewer than six passengers who boarded a commercial car lost their lives in an accident at Gidan Yanbiyu, along Minna-Gwada road, Niger State.

The incident, WikkiTimes learnt, occurred yesterday evening.

Lawal Mu’azu, an eyewitness told WikkiTimes, in a telephone conversation that two cars were involved in the accident, adding that one was a private car while the other one bore an inscription of Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGEA), conveying passengers from Minna to Kuta, the headquarters of Shiroro local council.

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“Six people lost their lives in the accident”, said Mu’azu. ” It was only the driver and one other person that was recognized. The other victims were burnt beyond recognition.

Wreckage of one of the vehicles

According to him, two cars collided on the highway, and one of them was burned to ashes while the other was deformed.

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Muazu disclosed that some bodies could not be recognized after the accident.

When WikkiTimes contacted, Kumar Tsukwam, Sector Commander for Niger State Federal Road Safety Corps, promised to revert to WikkiTimes, but he did not. Also, a text sent to him had not been responded to as of press time.



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