Eleven young men from Gagarawa Local Government Area of Jigawa State have died in a road accident while travelling to Kano for the Nigerian Navy screening examination/Aptitude test.
The accident occurred along Jigawa-Kano road on Saturday, December 12, when their vehicle rammed into a trailer, which was parked wrongly by the road.
It was gathered that the candidates left their homes around 5:00 a.m. hoping to reach their destination on time for the exam.
The Nigerian Navy Apitude Test for the 2020 recruitment exercise takes place today at 30 centres across the nation.
A resident, Abba Muhammad, identified the deceased persons as Auwalu Mohammed; Mutari Sule; Ibrahim Sani; Katimu Muhammad; Dauda Salisu; Musbahu Yakubu, Rabiu Muhammad-Ado; Salim Muhammad-sani; Akibu Ubali-sale; and Murtala Salisu, while another, who died in the hospital, is yet to be identified.
Muhammad, whose brother was among the victims, told PREMIUM TIMES that reckless driving and…
Source: Linda Ikeji