The Kebbi State Governor, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, was at the Palace of the Emir of Argungu, Alhaji Samaila Muhammadu Mera, to condole and sympathise with him and people of Argungu Emirate, over a trailer accident which occured on Sunday night.
It could be recalled that, a tragic trailer accident occured on Sunday night, while driver of the trailer carrying passengers, properties and livestock on transit from Bachaka in Argungu, to Lagos lost its control and it summersaulted .
The Governor was received by the Emir, his Councillors, Chairman of Direct Labour Agency, Alhaji Muhammadu Bello Dantani (Magajin Rafi), Member, representing Arewa Constituency, Hon Samaila Salihu Biu and the Chairman of Arewa local Government, Garba Muhammed Yeldu.
The Emir expressed the appreciation of Argungu Emirate, families and relatives of the deceased and the injured, for the visit of the governor.
He thanked the governor for all the support and assistance to the victims of the accident by the Kebbi State Government.
In his words: ” On behalf of the Emirate and the people, especially the families affected by the accident, I wish to deeply appreciate the sympathy visit by the governor.
” It is gratifying to note that, each time people are bedevilled by one form of unfortunate situation or the other, the governor was always there for them, to show his concern over their plight. ”
The Emir told the governor that, 48 passengers in the trailer sustained various degrees of injuries, while seven persons lost their lives.
He further explained that, one of the deceased was an indigine of Niger Republic and the trailer was also carrying assorted properties and livestock .
Mera however announced that, some of the victims had since been discharged from hospital and had since rejoined their families.
The Monarch also used the opportunity to condole the governor on the unfortunate death of former Minister of Sports, Engr Bala Bawa Kaoje, who died in Abuja today.
The governor was accompanied by his Chief of Staff, Alhaji Muhammadu Suleiman Argungu (Jarman Kabi), and Alhaji Haruna Abubakar Maitandu, the Overseer of Kebbi State Pilgrims Welfare Agency.
Similarly,Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu was at Shiyar Filin Idi in Argungu to condole the families of late Hajiya Luba Lawal Gulma who died on Monday, 11/1/2021.
Hajiya Luba Lawal, the deceased was the Principal of JSS Dankoji, Argungu.
The governor prayed God to give the deceased Aljannar Firdaus and the family, the formidable fortitude to bear the lost.
The deceased aged fifty five years, is survived by her husband and six children
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