Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has expressed his shock over the death of 17 men who were involved and died in an accident yesterday, Saturday, on Kano-Zaria highway.
This was contained in a media statement signed by the chief press secretary to the Governor Malam Abba Anwar ,and was made available to Radio Nigeria in Kano.
“Their death came to us very shocking. This is a great loss not only to their families or to the people of Sani Mainagge, of Gwale local government where they came from, but to all of us, the government and the people of Kano state,” he said.
He sympathized that, the incident was an act of Allah, Alone, “Only Him can forgive them abundantly. We are therefore praying to Allah Almighty to grant them Jannatul Fiddaus. May He forgive their wrongdoings and may He give their families the fortitude to bear the loss,” he prayed.
“I am therefore, on behalf of the government and people of Kano state, commiserating with their families, people of Sani Mainagge, Gwale local government, friends and well wishers. Ours is to continue praying for the departed souls. Allahu Akbar,” he said.
Radio Nigeria Recalled that the Deceased got involved in an auto crash accident along Zaria Kaduna road on there way to attend a marriage ceremony.