20 PERISH IN ROAD TRAFFIC CRASH IN BAUCHI

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20 persons have been confirmed dead by the Bauchi state Sector Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), in a road accident that occured on Tuesday on the Bauchi – Kano road.

The Public Relations Officer of the Command, Yusuf Abdullahi, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the accident, which occured at Hunturu village, involved a commercial Golf 3 bus and a Sharon Volkswagen vehicle.

Abdullahi said twenty one persons were involved in the accident, but that eleven male adults, five female adults, one male child and three female children were burnt to death, while one male adult survived.

He blamed the crash on speed violation and dangerous driving, and urged motorists to ensure strict compliance with traffic rules and regulations.

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