Six students have reportedly lost their lives plus a driver after a ghastly vehicular accident involving a Toyota bus on Gaya-Kano road.
News Agency of Nigeria reports that Mr Zayyanu Ibrahim, the public relations officer of the Jigawa command of the Federal Road Safety Corps said the accident happened on Sunday, January 10 during midday.
He explained that the bus was taking exchange students of Unity schools from Damaturu, Yobe, to Abuja when the driver lost control of the vehicle at Zangon Buji village.
Four students reportedly passed away immediately while the remaining two students died on Monday, January 11 at the Rasheed Shekoni specialist’s hospital, Dutse.
Ibrahim said other persons who sustained varying degrees of injuries were at the aforementioned hospital and Dutse general hospital receiving treatment.
The FRSC spokesperson advised motorists not to speed under any circumstance as the consequence was disastrous.
In a related development, a fatal accident occurred causing multiple crashes which claimed the lives of two persons at Ugwuonyeama on the Enugu-Onitsha road.