Nine people are believed to have died after their vehicle crashed into Fada Dam in Gwarzo Local Government, Kano State.
In a statement given to DAILY POST on Monday, Kano State Fire Service spokesman Saminu Yusuf Abdullahi confirmed the event.
He stated that the incident occurred on Saturday about 6.45 p.m.
He added that the disaster occurred when a Golf waggon car carrying 12 passengers travelled from Kano to Katsina State.
According to the statement “The incident happened on Saturday, November 19, 2022. The state fire service received an emergency call through Ali Mai Faci, that at about 18:45 hours, a vehicle carrying twelve passengers plunged into Fada dam Gwarzo LGA.
“The accident occurred as a result of a faulty vehicle parked in the middle of the road without proper beckoning for motorists to take caution.”
He said nine persons died while three persons were rescued.