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Tragedy! Kano Students’ Union Leader, Four Others Die In Fatal Road Accident



Accident Scene

A fatal road accident has claimed the lives of some students of the Sa’adatu Rimi College of Education, Kumbotso and Federal College of Education, Kano.

Reports reaching Naija News at this time confirmed that the fatal accident involved Abubakar Suleiman, the students union leader of Sa’adatu Rimi College members of his cabinets.

At least 15 other people reportedly sustained degrees of injury in the accident which happened while on their way to Katsina State for a zonal meeting.

Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje after learning of the incident, commiserated with the families of the five students.

Ganduje in his condolence message said, “We were shocked over the death of our children, the 5 students who died in an auto crash on their way to Katsina State for zonal students’ meeting. The information was sad and tormenting.”

“We learnt that they died around Bichi Local Government Area. They are Abubakar Sulaiman, Tahir A. Dalhatu, Maryam Abdullahi, A’isha Wada Abdulsalam and Usman Abubakar Abubakar. While the first four came from Sa’adatu Rimi College of Education, Kumbotso, the last person came from Federal College of Education, Kano,” he stated.

The Governor prayed for Allah’s blessing and forgiveness to the reposed souls and prayed for the quick recovery of other students who were admitted to the hospital.

According to the governor, “They were young, dedicated and responsible youth who chose to pursue education to move society forward.

“They left us when we needed them. But our Creator, their Creator, Almighty Allah needed them the most. May He forgive all their shortcomings and reward their good deeds,” Ganduje expressed.

He added: “I am, therefore, on behalf of the government and people of Kano state, condoling members of their families, their friends, Sa’adatu Rimi College of Education, Kumbotso, Federal College of Education, Kano, students
leaders and all other students over this tragedy.”

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