Abdullahi told reporters Thursday, November 17 that the accident happened on Wednesday, November 16 at around 2:25 p.m., in Miya town, along Miya-Warji in Warji local government area. They were five adult men.
The government vehicle, a white Toyota Hilux registration: BA18 A08, collided with a commercial motorcyclist identified as Muhammad Muawuya.
“There was a multiple fatality yesterday, November 16, 2022 at approximately 2:45 p.m., involving a government vehicle and a commercial motorcycle.
“The government vehicle is a white Toyota Hilux registration: BA18 A08 which collided with a commercial motorcycle driven by a certain Muhammad Muawuya.
“The multiple accident was caused by a speed violation which resulted in loss of control and subsequent collision between the vehicle and the motorcycle in Miya town along the Miya-Warji road, involving five adult males.
“The victims, who were in the entourage of Commissioner, Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Nuhu Zaki, were rushed to Kafin Madaki General Hospital (by the Commissioner) for treatment and confirmation.
“It was there, in the hospital, that a doctor confirmed the death of two people.
“Another person suffered bruises and a broken bone.”