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Tuesday, September 10, 2013

TRAGIC: 11 Emir Palace Guards Killed in Ghastly Auto Accident in Jigawa

TRAGIC: 11 Emir Palace Guards Killed in Ghastly Auto Accident in Jigawa 

TRAGIC: 11 Emir Palace Guards Killed in Ghastly Auto Accident in Jigawa

A source in Hadejia confirmed some 11 palace guards of Emir of Hadejia, Alhaji Adamu Abubakar Maje, in Jigawa State were killed in a ghastly auto accident in the evening of September 9, 2013, Monday.
The palace guards, ‘Dogarai’, were on the mission to receive the Emir, who had returned back to Nigeria from a medical trip.
According to an eyewitness, the guards suffered a head-on coalition with a heavy duty tanker around Zakirai-Ringim road in Jigawa State.
The entire Emirate has been thrown into mourning, when the news of the auto crash filtered the emirate and adjoining villages under the emirate.
The statement from the emirate regarding the tragedy is still awaited.
The traditional guards are popularly known in Hausa as ‘Dogarai’ with their leader referred to as ‘Sarkin Dogarai’.