Not less than 20 students and four teachers of the Government Junior Secondary school student died as their school bus was reportedly involved in a road accident.
According to report, the school bus carrying some students and academic staff From Government Day Secondary School in Misau, Bauchi state had an accident on their Way to Kano for excursion at Arewa24 TV station.
According to a report by Abdulhadi Garban Malam, almost all the students and teachers lost their lives – with many seriously injured.
The Kano command of the Nigeria police confirmed the accident, saying its operatives were at the scene trying to “calm the situation”.
The accident, which occurred at about 11.00 a.m, involved a truck and a bus conveying the students from Misau local government, Bauchi.
The students were going on an excursion at a radio station.
Musa Majiya, the police spokesman said the police was ”taking care of the situation.”
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