Accident: 12 traders from Benin Republic coming to Lagos killed


Accident scene

A ghastly accident involving an articulated vehicle along the Tsamiya-Bagudo road in Kebbi, has resulted in the death of no fewer than 24 persons.

Majority of them were traders from the Republic of Benin coming to Lagos to buy goods.

The Sole Administrator of the Bagudo Local Government Area, Abubakar Zagga, disclosed in a telephone interview that the accident occurred on Thursday night.

Although, information on the incident was still scanty as at the time of this report, Zagga said that the accident involved some people, who were mostly traders from Tsamiya, a border town with Benin Republic.

The Sole Administrator said the traders were on their way to Lagos, saying that 12 victims reportedly died on the spot.

He said 12 victims on death role, were also admitted at the Koko/Besse Local Government Area hospital and six others at the Bagudo Council hospital,…

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