22 students, Teacher, driver die in auto crash
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 an 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.
According to police reports, no fewer than 22 secondary school students died on Tuesday in a fatal road accident in Gaya local government area of Kano State.
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 about11.00 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.
A witness, Tella Maiunguwa, told newsmen that the bus collided with the truck as both were trying to avoid a pothole at Samia Uku village.
Maiunguwa said the accident occurred close to Maitama Sule College by Dudduru.