13 dies in a boat mishap that occurred in Sokoto State

13 persons, which included women and children, died in a boat mishap/sink that occurred in Shagari Local Government Area of Sokoto State.

it was reported that the victims were traveling from Doruwa to Ginga when the boat capsized.

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13 dies in a boat mishap that occurred in Sokoto State—

the Chairman of the local government council, Aliyu Dantine Shagari, while confirming the incident said that eight of the victims were married women and the remaining five were children and elderly men. He said that the boat might be overloaded.

”There are other causes of boat mishap including strong wind. We are still investigating the matter to know what actually led to the accident.”he said

He said the bodies of all the victims have been recovered and buried in line with the Islamic rites.

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