Tragedy as 24 people lost their lives in a ghastly motor accident around Gwamfai Village, in Jahun Local Government of Jigawa State, North-West Nigeria.

The tragic incident was confirmed to newsmen on Monday by Auwal Sankara, a media aide to the Jigawa State Governor.

The governor’s aide explained that the accident occurred after the driver of the bus involved lost control and bumped into a petrol seller along the road.

He said the Toyota bus which took off from Jahun Local Government Area was heading for Shuwarin Market in Kiyawa Local Government before the incident occurred.

Sankara noted that Governor Mohammed Abubakar saw the accident on his way to Gumel and instructed the local council chairman to ensure he assists the families of the passengers.

Reacting to the incident, the Police Public Relations Officer in Jigawa, Abdu Jinjiri confirmed the incident when contacted.
He said that the police have yet to get details of the exact cause of the incident and the casualty figure.