About 28 people have been burnt to death in a ghastly motor accident that occurred along the Bauchi-Ningi Federal Highway in Bauchi State on Thursday, December 12th.
All the deseased were said to be members of the same family travelling to Yola, Adamawa State.
According to Abdullahi Yamadi, The Secretary, North-West Zone of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, the deceased were all his relatives saying they were on their way to Yola, Adamawa State, when the incident occurred.
In his statement he says: “Yes, the accident is true and all of the deceased are my relatives. They were traveling to Yola, Adamawa State, for a visit when the unfortunate incident happened…
“They left Dutsinma, Katsina State, and they had left Jigawa State and were within Bauchi State when their vehicle had a head-on collision with another vehicle. They were 29 in the vehicle and all of them died except the driver, who survived…”