At least nine people have been reported dead and 10 injured as two buses collided in the Gaya Local Government Area of Kano State.
According to the spokesperson of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), in Jigawa, Ibrahim Gambo, the accident occurred on Monday at a portion of the Kano-Maiduguri highway under repairs near, Sabaru-Laraba village on the boundary between Jigawa and Kano states.
Gambo disclosed that the accident involved a Toyota Hummer bus, with registration number, DRZ, 846, XA and a Toyota Sharon bus with registration number, Dal, 830, XA.
Gambo said the accident occurred when one of the vehicles lost control after dodging a pothole and collided head-on with the other, saying a rescue team of the agency recovered the victims from the scene and took them to the hospital.
Bambo added that 17 males and two females were on board the two vehicles. He said nine male died, and two female, eight male injured.