SAD: Boat Accident Claims Six Lives, Injured Four In Sokoto

Published 3 years ago by: Victor A. Ofoma
at 06:35 PM, 27/09/2015 (3 years ago)

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A boat accident which occurred on Saturday in a river in Bengaji District of Yabo Local Government Area of Sokoto State, has reportedly left no fewer than six persons dead.

The Assistant Information Officer of the local government, Alhaji Mika’ilu Sabo-Yabo, who confirmed the deaths in a statement issued to newsmen, Sunday in Sokoto, said that six persons sailing on a boat, died after the boat capsized, adding that four other passengers of the unlucky incident, survived with minor injuries.

The statement reads: “The boat broke into two while in motion before it capsized killing six of the passengers, who were from Kissa, Gadara and Kalangu villages.

“Nobody can tell me what really happened as at now, but further investigations would reveal the real cause of the mishap.

“The Overseer of the local government, Alhaji Ahmed Shehu, had since condoled with the families of the deceased and wished the injured persons quick recovery.”

The statement further said that the deceased have since been buried according to Islamic rites, while the injured persons are responding to treatment at the hospital.

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OOSSYY at 06:43 PM, 27/09/2015 (3 years ago)
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SO MUCH DEATH NEWS,
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dennisjean at 10:30 PM, 27/09/2015 (3 years ago)
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God have mercy
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livingstone80 at 03:48 AM, 28/09/2015 (3 years ago)
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what do you expect from darkness?
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jossy4reall at 05:13 AM, 28/09/2015 (3 years ago)
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na waaoo......wish some boko member follow for those wey die so their number go dey reduce

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Blessed75 at 06:02 AM, 28/09/2015 (3 years ago)
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Some guys are missing in this forum
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hackynoni111 at 09:35 AM, 28/09/2015 (3 years ago)
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NA WA O
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hackynoni111 at 09:36 AM, 28/09/2015 (3 years ago)
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Quote from: OSSY BABA on 06:43 PM, 27/09/2015
SO MUCH DEATH NEWS,

i tire o
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hackynoni111 at 09:36 AM, 28/09/2015 (3 years ago)
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Quote from: dennisjean on 10:30 PM, 27/09/2015
God have mercy

amen
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hackynoni111 at 09:37 AM, 28/09/2015 (3 years ago)
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Quote from: livingstone80 on 03:48 AM, 28/09/2015
what do you expect from darkness?

u dis guy ehh Angry Angry
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hackynoni111 at 09:37 AM, 28/09/2015 (3 years ago)
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Quote from: jossy4reall on 05:13 AM, 28/09/2015
na waaoo......wish some boko member follow for those wey die so their number go dey reduce

abi o
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hackynoni111 at 09:37 AM, 28/09/2015 (3 years ago)
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Quote from: Blessed75 on 06:02 AM, 28/09/2015
Some guys are missing in this forum

such as??
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bayonel3 at 09:55 AM, 28/09/2015 (3 years ago)
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river dey sokoto ni?
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dickieponga at 05:12 PM, 28/09/2015 (3 years ago)
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I no even no say river dey sokoto, i tink say na desert...
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hackynoni111 at 11:47 AM, 29/09/2015 (3 years ago)
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Quote from: dickieponga on 05:12 PM, 28/09/2015
I no even no say river dey sokoto, i tink say na desert...

u no dey travel na, how u wan take know??
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hackynoni111 at 11:47 AM, 29/09/2015 (3 years ago)
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Quote from: bayonel3 on 09:55 AM, 28/09/2015
river dey sokoto ni?

u dey ask me ni??
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Sparky12 at 10:50 AM, 26/04/2016 (3 years ago)
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kk
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