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17 young Nigerian men have died in a fatal accident while driving back home after attending a friend’s wedding on Saturday, June 5.

The tragedy occured along the Zaria-Kano highway.

The victims attended the wedding of their friend in Zaria, Kaduna state.

They were travelling in a Kano Line bus when a RAV 4 car crashed into their vehicle.

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Sadiq Abdullahi, a friend to one of the deceased, Umar Abba-Sheriff, confirmed the incident saying Sheriff died on the spot along with 11 of the victims while the remaining six passed away in a hospital.  

Some of the accident victims are said to be siblings.


The remains of 7 of the victims were laid to rest on Sunday, June 6, at Yan Hayis Cementry in Sani Mainagge Quarters.


Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has condoled with the families of the 17 young men. 


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