28 Family Members Died in Auto Crash

No fewer than 28 people reportedly from the same family were bunt beyond recognition from an auto crash that occurred on the Bauchi- Ningi Federal highway in Bauchi State.

The incident which occurred in the early hours of Thursday involved two vehicles- a Peugeot J5 Bus and a Toyota Hiace Bus.

According to report, they were traveling to Yola, Adamawa State for a visit when the ugly incident happened.

Speaking to one of the relatives,  Abudullahi Yamadi, who also happened to be  Secretary, North West  zone of Nigeria Union of Journalist confirmed the accident. He said  they were traveling to their hometown to visit loved ones just after the harvest season just as their custom demands.

They were 29 occupants in the vehicle including the driver. The driver was said to have fallen asleep while driving but woke up too late to realized an in coming vehicle the crashed with them. It was said that only the driver survived the accident.


May their souls find rest.