Motor Accident claims 13 lives along Katsina-Kaita road
Thirteen people were killed while in while seventy others sustained various degrees of injuries in a motor accident along Kaita-Dankama Road last night, KTTV reports.
The truck that conveyed the victims left Dankama for Lagos with most of passengers from Niger Republic.
Similarly, seventy sheeps were also killed during the accident.
Katsina State Government has sent a delegation to attend the funeral prayers of the deceased at Dantakum Graveyard in Katsina metropolis.
The delegation comprises Commissioners of Local Governments, Alhaji Ya’u Umar Gwajo-Gwajo, Sports and Social Development Alhaji Sani Aliyu Danlami, Senior Special Assistant on Restoration Alhaji Sabo Musa and Head of Kaita Local Government Administration among others.
Shortly after the funeral prayers led by Imam Yahaya Haruna the remain of the deceased were conveyed to Dantakum grave yard in Katsina metropolis.
Prayers were offered for @ to forgive the deceased and for their family to bear the death.
The Commissioners and other members of the delegation expressed heartfelt sympathy over the accident and prayed against its future re-occurrence.
Similarly, the delegation sympathized with other victims who sustained various degrees of injury at General Hospital Katsina, Federal Medical Centre and Amadi Rimi Orthopedic Hospital.