4 Police Recruits Die in Sokoto Fatal Accident

A fatal accident which occurred along Unguwar Rogo Area in Sokoto Metropolis, had claimed the lives of four police recruits.
No fewer than 30 others were injured in the accident, which cause was not stated.
Ibrahim Abaras, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Sokoto State Command, who confirmed this on Tuesday, said that the accident occurred at about 7.30 p.m on Monday.
Abaras said that the victims were all newly recruited officers who were participating in a training at the Police College, Sokoto.
According to him, they were returning from a shooting range exercise at Kware Local Government Area when the incident occurred near that State History Bureau.
The PPRO said that the bodies were handed over to their respective families and were buried accordingly.
Abaras added that the injured were being hospitalised at Usman Danfodio Teaching Hospital, Police Clinic and Kware Nueropsychiatric Hospital, all in Sokoto.
According to him, the Commissioner of Police in the state, Muhammad Abdulkadir, Deputy Gov. Ahmad Aliyu, Commissioners, some government officials as well as community members participated in evacuating the victims to hospitals and funerals.
He added that state government had offered to provide the necessary logistics support to the victims, describing the incident as the first of its kind in Sokoto State.

Author: News Editor

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