7 Jigawa APC members die in road accident


Seven members of All Progressives Congress died in an accident along the Gumel/Babura Road yesterday on their way back home after the party’s senatorial primaries held in Gumel, the headquarters of Gumel Local Government Area of Jigawa State.
They were said to have left Gumel for their home town, Gwiwa, after casting their votes.
The accident, said to have been caused by over-speeding, involved a bus with registration number XB 421 KZR and a Golf car with registration number AA 87 MAN.
The two vehicles veered off the road and somersaulted. Six occupants of the bus and one in the Golf car died.
Their remains have since been released to their relatives for burial.
The spokesperson of the state police command, SP Abdu Jinjiri, confirmed the incident.(Daily Trust)

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