Former NUJ Secretary, 3 Others Burn To Death Along Zaria Road

Four people have burned to death as a result of a ghastly motor accident at Dumbin Rauga village along Zaria – Kaduna road today which involved Chief Dominic Uzu a former Secretary NUJ kaduna State Council.

Briefing Journalists on the accident in his office the Commander Zaria Unit Command of FRSC Abubakar Murabus Tata said, one person was burnt beyond recognition and was buried at the scene of the accident.

Murabus Tata added that the the two vehicles involved in the accident are coming from Kaduna before the over speeding open body trailer hit the bus while trying to avoid potholes in the road and the bus burst into flames.

The vehicles registration number are for the open body trailer is PKY 321 YF white in colour and the Toyota Hiace bus with registration number SB 632 NSR yellow and Green colour.

He said two people were burnt beyond recognition and it was 3 males and one female among the deceased while 6 people who sustained injuries were taken to ABUTH shula, Zaria for treatment and the dead bodies were also deposited at the Hospital matuary.

The FRSC commander attributed the consistent accidents on the road due to the over speeding by motorist despite the road construction is going on.

When contacted on her mobile phone one of the Late Dominic daughter Miss Dame Dominic confirmed the death of her father as a result of the accident which involves him today.

While filing this report the daughter of Late Dominic Uzo Miss Dame Dominic called and said ” his relatives have already in Zaria to take the corpes to Karina for further arrangements.

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Late Chief Dominic Uzu

Late Chief Dominic Uzu has left his Wife and four children 3 females and one male.

He held various positions in the field of Journalism before his untimely death.


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