Taraba Speaker's Driver and Two Others Missing in Tragic Boat Accident

Monday, July 25, 2016

According to a report on Vanguard,a local boat carrying nine passengers and three motorcycles, which capsized at Ngira village across River Donga in Sadauna LGA of Taraba state, has led to the death of one victim, while three others are missing including a senior driver to the Speaker of Taraba State House of Assembly, Peter Abel Diah.

Google image

It was gathered that the tragic boat mishap incident occurred during the past weekend as the driver was said to be on his way from Gyembu the headquarters of Sadauna LGA where he attended a wedding of the son of Abubakar Bawa, the Special Adviser to the Taraba State Governor on political matters.

More details when you continue.....

Speaking to Vanguard through his personal assistant, Muhamed Harris, the state's speaker, Rt. Hon. Peter Diah, regretted the incident and also blamed the accident on overloading of the local boat and lack of accessible road within the area.

The speaker regretted that the accident would have been avoided if the rider of the local boat conveyed the passengers according to the capacity of the boat, adding that the former Chairman of Sadauna LGA, Dawood Joduwa and an Councilor from the local government area were among the five victims that survived the accident. 


Kanyi Okeke's Blog

Got real life stories, gossip, tip-off, happening-right-now photos, compelling and inspiring stories to share? Send us an email: info@kanyiokeke.com or tag us on Twitter: @KanyiOkeke. You can also send us stories and pictures through whatsapp 08056663554

You Might Also Like

0 Comments, Add Yours

KanyiOkeke.com has the right but not the obligation to monitor and edit or remove any comment. KanyiOkeke.com does not monitor the comments consistently and takes no responsibility for comments posted by our readers.

The thoughts, views and opinions of KanyiOkeke.com readers does not reflect those of KanyiOkeke.com, it’s affiliates or employees.

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...
Blogging Easier