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12 Perish As Boat Capsizes In Nasarawa

Posted by Amarachi on Fri 25th Aug, 2023 - tori.ng

Speaker of the house Mr. Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi condoled with the bereaved families over the death of their loved ones.

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Twelve persons have been confirmed dead in a boat accident at Kogi Kungra Kamfani River in Arikiya, Lafia LGA.

This was made known by the Nasarawa State House of Assembly.

Speaking at an emergency sitting of the House in Lafia, the state capital on Thursday, August 24, speaker of the house Mr. Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi condoled with the bereaved families over the death of their loved ones.

He said;

“It is very sad that we lost 12 people, comprising men and women in a boat mishap in Arikiya, Lafia LGA.19 people were on board, 12 died and 7 rescued. Lafia LGA and our dear state has been thrown into mourning over this sad incident.”

The House urged the families, Lafia LGA, and the state government to bear the irreparable loss. Abdullahi added;

“On behalf of myself, lawmakers, and the staff, we condole with the bereaved families, Lafia LGA, and the state government over the death. We pray for the repose of their souls.”



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