At least 20 students and four teachers of the Government Junior Secondary school student died as their school bus was involved in a road accident.
A school bus carrying some students and academic staff From Government Day Secondary School in Misau, Bauchi state had an accident on their Way to Kano for excursion at Arewa24 TV station.
According to a report by Abdulhadi Garban Malam, almost all the students and teachers lost their lives – with many seriously injured.
The Kano command of the Nigeria police confirmed the accident, saying its operatives were at the scene trying to “calm the situation”.
The accident, which occurred at about 11.00 a.m, involved a truck and a bus conveying the students from Misau local government, Bauchi.
The students were going on an excursion at a radio station.
Musa Majiya, the police spokesman said the police was ”taking care of the situation.”
Ishiyaku Mustapha Bello Misau shared the sad news on facebook with pictures in Hausa, he wrote;
Innalillahi wa Inna’ilaihirraji’un. We are deeply devastated and traumatized by this monumental calamity passing away of about twenty Students and teachers of Government Day Secondary school Misau, Bauchi State (13/02/2018). Allahummagfir lihayyina wa mayyitina, wa sagirina wa kabirina, wa Zakariyya wa unsana.
Transalting to English
It’s a great honor for the Inquisition. We are deeply devastated and traumatized by this monumental calamity passing away of about twenty Students and teachers of Government Day Secondary School Misau, Bauchi State (13/02/2018). Allahummagfir is my wife, she is pregnant and my daughter is sick, Zakariya is not good enough.
In another he also shared he wrote;
INNALILLAHI WA’INNA IIAIHIR RAJI’UN
A school Bus carrying 20 students 3 academic staff From Gov’t Day Sec.Sch. Misau had an accident on their Way to Kano for excursion at Arewa24 TV station.
Almost all the students and teachers lost their life there.