Fourteen persons have been confirmed dead in a crash involving two vehicles
enroute Kano/Gumel Road in Jigawa State. The road crash occurred on 31/8/2019.
The driver of one of the vehicles, Golf 3 wagon, heading for Gumel, from Kano, was said to have lost control after a tyre blow-out, collided with another car and both cars caught fire leaving eight, occupants burnt beyond recognition.
Six others later died at General Hospital Ringim.
Meanwhile, a spokesman for the police in Jigawa, Abdul Jinjiri, has confirmed the crash and casualties.