Seventeen young men from Kano State have perished in a fatal motor accident along Zaria-Kano highway.
Reports has it that the accident occurred on Saturday evening, June 5, when they were returning to Kano after attending the wedding of their friend in Zaria, Kaduna state.
It was gathered that the victims were travelling in a Kano Line bus and a RAV 4 car when the fatal accident occured. Some of them are said to be siblings.
The sad incident was confirmed in a statement by Sadiq Abdullahi, a friend to one of the deceased, Umar Abba-Sheriff.
According to Abdullahi, Sheriff died on the spot along with 11 of the victims while the remaining six passed away in a hospital, adding that eight of them were from Sani Mainagge area of Gwale Local Government area of the state.
The remains of 7 of the victims were laid to rest around 8:am on Sunday, June 6, at Yan Hayis Cementry in Sani Mainagge Quarters.
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