Twelve persons lost their lives along the Kano-Kaduna expressway, in the afternoon of Monday in an accident involving a Toyota Hiace bus and a J5 bus .
The spokesman, Kano State Fire Service, Saminu Yusif, who disclosed this,said the accident claimed the lives of all passengers on board.
According to Yusif: “We received an emergency call around 15:00hrs from Isah Mai Fetur on Monday at our fire station in Kura LGA informing us of a road accident/fire at Tsamawa Town Garun Malam Local Government Area.
Similarly, two persons, yesterday, lost their lives at Moniya in Akinyele Local Government Area of Oyo State, when a 12-passager bus collided with a truck impounded by Police.
Metronetworknews gathered that the victims were traders, a National Youth Service Corp, NYSC, member and primary school pupils.
It also gathered that several others, who sustained injuries, in the accident, were all referred to the University College Hospital, UCH, and Adeoyo General Hospital after first aid was administered to them at local government General Hospital, Moniya.
An eyewitness said, “We later heard that two or three persons died at UCH. Some sustained life threatened injuries. Broken legs, fractures and alike”.