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15 Kebbi worshipers die in River Niger boat mishap

15 Kebbi worshipers die in River Niger boat mishap

Nothing less than fifteen people have been reported dead in an unfortunate boat mishap that occurred in the River Niger at Yauri in Kebbi State.

Malam Bissallah Abubakar, Manager of the National Inland Waterways Authority in Yauri confirmed the incident to newsmen, noting however, that four victims of the mishap are still missing while 19 others have been rescued.

The victims of the incident were said to have been on their way from Jeribabo in Kebbi State to go worship at a hill in Teteku in Niger State before the Mishap occurred.

According to malam Suleiman Muhammed, the Kebbi, Sokoto, and Zamfara state Coordinator of the National Emergency Management Agency( NEMA), officials have already been sent to the area to assess the situation.

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