- IGP has ordered speedy and comprehensive investigation over Gombe killings
- The Force spokesperson, Frank Mba, made this known on Monday, April 22
- Mba said the commissioner of police in the state had visited the scene of the accident for an on-the-spot assessment as well as the hospital to monitor the treatment of the victims
Mohammed Adamu, the acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), has ordered speedy and comprehensive investigation into the Easter day accident in Gombe state in which 11 people died.
Legit.ng reports that eleven persons were reportedly killed including the driver of the vehicle, a personnel of the NSCDC, who rammed into a procession celebrating Easter on Saturday, April 21, along Gombe-Biu road.
A statement by the force spokesman, Frank Mba, a deputy commissioner of police on Monday, April 22, in Abuja said 30 other persons seriously injured were currently receiving treatment.
Mba said according to an eye witness, the driver lost control before ramming into the crowd.
He said the commissioner of police in the state had visited the scene of the accident for an on-the-spot assessment as well as the hospital to monitor the treatment of the victims.
The spokesman said while condoling the families and friends of the dead, the IGP advised motorists to exercise utmost caution by obeying all traffic signs and regulations. (NAN)
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that troops of the Operation Sharan Daji in Zamfara have arrested the vice chairman of Anka local government area of the state, Yahuza Wuya for alleged link to bandits.
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