Daily Trust

2 killed in Jigawa motorcycle accident


A late-night motorcycle accident on Monday claimed two lives in and left one person injured in Jigawa State, according to Jigawa State Police Command.

The spokesman for the state police command, ASP Lawan Shisu Adam, who confirmed the incident, said the accident involved two motorcycle­s at Beguwa village, along Ringim/ Gidan Lage road in Ringim LGA.

He said the incident involved one Bashiru Haruna, 25, of Daushe village, who rode on an unregister­ed motorcycle, while at the same time conveying another passenger.



a sharp corner at Beguwa village, he had a headto-head collision with an incoming unregister­ed motorcycle driven by Musa Isiya of Daushe Village also conveying a passenger, as a result, both cyclists and their passengers sustained serious injuries.”

He said the victims were rushed to General Hospital Ringim where both the riders and one of the passengers by name Shaf ’u Inuwa of the same address were confirmed dead by a medical doctor, while the remaining passenger by name Muddafa Adamu of Daushe village was still receiving treatment at the hospital.

He confirmed that investigat­ion on the incident by the police had begun.

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