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

4 years ago by: Victor A. Ofoma
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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.


-- OOSSYY (m) at 27-09-2015 06:43PM
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SO MUCH DEATH NEWS,
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-- dennisjean (m) at 27-09-2015 10:30PM
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God have mercy
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-- livingstone80 (m) at 28-09-2015 03:48AM
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what do you expect from darkness?
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-- jossy4reall (m) at 28-09-2015 05:13AM
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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 (m) at 28-09-2015 06:02AM
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Some guys are missing in this forum
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-- hackynoni111 (m) at 28-09-2015 09:35AM
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NA WA O
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-- hackynoni111 (m) at 28-09-2015 09:36AM
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Quote from: OSSY BABA on 27-09-2015 06:43PM
SO MUCH DEATH NEWS,

i tire o
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-- hackynoni111 (m) at 28-09-2015 09:36AM
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Quote from: dennisjean on 27-09-2015 10:30PM
God have mercy

amen
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-- hackynoni111 (m) at 28-09-2015 09:37AM
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Quote from: livingstone80 on 28-09-2015 03:48AM
what do you expect from darkness?

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

abi o
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-- hackynoni111 (m) at 28-09-2015 09:37AM
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Quote from: Blessed75 on 28-09-2015 06:02AM
Some guys are missing in this forum

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

u dey ask me ni??
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-- Sparky12 (m) at 26-04-2016 10:50AM
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kk
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