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Two dead and many missing in boat accidents in Yobe

Two dead and many missing in boat accidents in Yobe

At least two people were confirmed dead and many more missing when two boats capsized in Jumbam, Tarmuwa Local Government Area in Yobe State.

The director general of press and media in Yobe, Mamman Mohammed, said the incident happened on Saturday afternoon, September 17, when two passenger boats bound for the weekly market in Babangida capsized in a surge. of flood.

Mohammed said state governor Mai Buni expressed shock and sadness over the accident.

“His Excellency the Executive Governor of Yobe State, Honorable Mai Mala Buni received with deep sadness the sad and unfortunate news of boat accidents in Jumbam community of Tarmuwa Local Government Area” , the statement said.

“The sad news reached the governor that two boats loaded with passengers heading to the weekly market in Babangida capsized with only two bodies recovered.

“Governor Buni led an intensive search mission in hopes of saving the victims or their bodies.”

Buni described the accident as sad, unfortunate, devastating and prayed for the victims to be rescued safely.”

He advised travelers on roads, streams and rivers as well as residents along riverbanks to always be cautious.

“Heavy rains and floods usually come from afar and without warning, we should always be alert and avoid dangerous paths,” the statement added.

Two dead and many missing in boat accidents in YobeTwo dead and many missing in boat accidents in YobeTwo dead and many missing in boat accidents in YobeTwo dead and many missing in boat accidents in YobeTwo dead and many missing in boat accidents in YobeTwo dead and many missing in boat accidents in YobeTwo dead and many missing in boat accidents in Yobe

Two dead and many missing in boat accidents in Yobe

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