witness, Aliyu, said the deceased, was on a commercial motorcycle when
the front tyre of the bike blew out, saying the cyclist lost control and
they crashed in the centre of the highway.
He said while the cyclist jumped off the road, an unmarked J5 Peugeot bus ran over the woman.
said the bus driver sped off leaving the mangled body of the deceased
on the road, adding that it was some sympathizers that rushed to the
scene of the accident that called officials of the Federal Road Safety
Corps (FRSC), who conveyed the remains to the Abaji General Hospital.
the deceased was confirmed dead by doctors, a certificate of death was
issued and her corpse was conveyed in the FRSC van to her relatives for
burial,” he said.
Our reporter learnt that the deceased, who
hailed from Shafa-Abakpa in Toto Local Government of Nasarawa State,
came to Abaji to buy some items in preparation for her wedding this
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When contacted, the Abaji Unit Commander of the (
FRSC), Assistant Corps Commander, Olasupo Esuruaso, confirmed the two
He said efforts were on to apprehend the hit and run driver.