97 MORE DEAD BODIES RECOVERED FROM KEBBI BOAT MISHAP
Reports indicate that 97 more dead bodies have been recovered from the recent boat mishap at Warrah, Ngaski Local Government Area of Kebbi State.
Recall that on May 27, over 160 persons were feared dead in a boat mishap that occurred in Kebbi State.
Represented by Secretary to the Kebbi State Government Babale Umar-Yauri, the governor said that the bodies had been buried while 22 people were rescued.
Bagudu thanked the members for their foresight in ensuring safety in the nation’s waterways, particularly marine transportation.
Idris-Wase said: “As leaders, all hands must be on deck to evolve correct, effective and permanent solution to mishaps of boats and canoes on the waterways.
“As members, we shall examine the causes of recurring maritime transport accidents with a view to coming up with measures and avoid recurrence of mishaps.
“It is a colossal loss not only to Kebbi but the entire country. “It is our fervent prayers that Allah will give their families the fortitude to bear the loss”.