Seven Girls Between The Ages Of 10 And 12 Were Drown As Boat Capsizes In Jigawa.
Seven Girls Between the ages Of 10 and 12 were drown to dead as a boat with 10 occupants capsized in Gamafoi villages of Kafin Hausa local government area in Jigawa state.
According to the news, it was gathered that the children left Gafasa village in Kafin Hausa local government area for Gasanya village in Auyo local Government area for Maulud ( a religious gathering).
Gamafoi village head, Malami Adamu Haruna gamafoi, who reported the incident to the police said the boat capsized at around 3:30pm on Thursday.
Gamafoi stated "A Boat capsized with girls numbering about ten, Three were rescued while seven (70 others were reported dead.
The girls were said to have driven the boat parked at River Gasanya Themselves in the absence of a craftsman. He also stated all the victims were taken to Kafin Hausa General Hospital where Seven of them were confirmed dead by a medical doctor.