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Tragedy! 20 People Burnt To Death In Fatal Road Accident In Jigawa



Tragedy! 20 People Burnt To Death In Fatal Road Accident In Jigawa

No fewer than twenty persons have reportedly burnt to death in a fatal road accident in Jigawa State.

Naija News learnt that the fire engulfed after two moving Golf vehicles collided along Achilafiya to Karkarna road in Yankwashi local Government Area of the state.

Reports gathered that passersby and had attempted to put out the fire but due to its intensity, no one could stop the inferno. The raging fire resulted in the death of occupants of the vehicles including the drivers and passengers.

Confirming the incident in a statement issued on Monday, Spokesman of the Police Command ASP Lawan Shiisu Adam said “the accident occurred on Sunday at about 5:00 pm along Achilafiya to Karkarna Road, involving a Golf with reg no. XA 361 BCH and Golf Wagon with reg no. FST 276 CX.”

The police mouthpiece further explained that all the occupants of one of the vehicles driven by one Bashir Ahmad were burned beyond recognition while the driver of the other vehicle and thirteen of his passengers sustained serious injuries.

According to Shiisu, all the victims were rushed to PHC Hospital Karkarna for treatment but later died while receiving medical attention.

In another news, a lady who was confined to a wheelchair after an accident while in her final year has graduated from the University nine years after.

The Lady identified as Omoerijesu Temilade happily shared her story on Facebook as she graduated 14 years after enrolling in the Federal University of Technology, Akure ( FUTA) to study Microbiology.

Naija News understands that she finally bagged her degree on November 26, 2021, after activating her programme once again in 2019.

She said: “Thank you Jesus for completing this testament, first degree bagged after 14 years and is not complete without mentioning my Alma Mata and a reputable institution called Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA).

“I celebrate you today and always as I celebrate God in my life and all my Heroes. I had the opportunity to complete my first degree after 9 years due to a massive break following the road traffic accident I had during my final year 2012, and FUTA came to term with my vision of completing what I started with my reputable institution on requesting for my studentship reactivation though after some moves prior 2019, even though there are changes physically but my institution with great minds of great Academia agreed at a meeting point with my prestigious department and my dreams of completing my first degree was actualized as no stone was left unturned.

“Classes attended, Assignments done, Tests and Exams taken, seminars presented, project done and defended with God Almighty showing Mercy.
Though Covid 19 lockdown set in after gathering momentum for the studies again and the phase passed away and 2021 came the time of the reality of the vision that was almost shattered but Mercy said NO”.

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