37 Die In Fatal Maiduguri- Damaturu Highway Auto Accident

The Borno Sector Commander of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Commander Utten Iki Boyi, has confirmed the death of 37 people in a fatal accident along Maiduguri-Damaturu road.

Boyi said the accident involved Yobe line bus from Abuja to Maiduguri and a Yankari Line bus from Maiduguri to Gaidam town.

He said the bus from Abuja that had a bust tire collided with the one from Maiduguri.

He explained that both buses on speed caught fire after the collision.

Boyi said 37 corpses most of them burnt beyond recognition were recovered.

According to him the accident happened around Jakana village about 35 kilometres from Maiduguri, the Borno state capital.

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