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Nigeria: Trailer accident kill twenty in Yola

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At least twenty people have lost their lives in a trailer accident in Yola, Adamawa State.

In brief, a trailer loaded with farm produce overran several tricycles, popularly known as Keke Napep.

However, the incident occurred on Tuesday, November 12 at Vinikling Bridge (Hayin Gada) in Yola.

Moreover, residents said that the police caused the accident.

They alleged that the police were pursuing the truck driver for refusing to give them money.

Another resident, Malam Umar Shehu said the police were chasing the truck for carrying good suspected to be foreign rice.

Unfortunately, when the police later checked the truck, they saw farm produce, not foreign rice.

Shehu added that he participated in the evacuation of the corpses to hospitals in Yola.

Meanwhile, all efforts to get the Police Public Relations Officer, Othman Abubakar to speak on the accident, was futile.

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