Boat mishap:9 girls feared killed in Kebbi - NEWS FRONTIER DAILY


Monday, July 31, 2023

Boat mishap:9 girls feared killed in Kebbi

No few than nine girls on Sunday drowned at Jega local government area of Kebbi state when a canoe carrying the girls peddling to a nearby village to buy cassava for sale died when the boat sank into the river.

However, our source confirmed that one was rescued alive one other dead while the rest are still being searched for by rescuers in the river as of filling this report.

Details remains sketchy as the Chairman of Jega local government, Alhaji Murtala Habibu Jega didn't answer his call to give details of what happened as the rescue operations continues in Jega river with the hope to get them alive or dead for proper funerals, meanwhile the town of Jega have been thrown into mourning over the boat accident.

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