Six people, including three police officers have lost thier lives following a ghastly vehicular accident in Kebbi State.
Kebbi State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Nafiu Abubakar, who disclosed this Wednesday, said that five others, including three police officers sustained various degrees of injuries and were rushed to Federal Medical Center, Birnin Kebbi, for medical attention.
TheFact Daily learns from Abubakar’s statement that the accident occured when a Toyota Carina E, loaded with jerricans of PMS, and suspected to have been pursued by a Nigeria Custom Service patrol team from Birnin Kebbi, had a head-on collision with a bullion van owned by Ecobank, at Jeda village along Argungu/Birnin Kebbi road.
Consequently, a total of five vehicles and one motorcycle got burnt to ashes in the inferno.
The police spokesperson in the State said that on receipt of the report, the Commissioner of Police, CP Ahmed Magaji Kontagora, swiftly rushed to the scene, where he condoled with the families of the deceased and prayed the Almighty Allah to grant the lives of the departed souls an eternal rest and give their families the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.
CP Kontagora further asured members of the public that a thorough investigation will be carried out to unravel the circumstances surrounding the unfortunate incident.