Metro Katsina: Tragedy As Family Of 7 Perish In Fatal Road Accident



It was a pathetic end to the family of seven at the weekend following a fatal road crash at Musawa town, in Musawa Local Government Area of Katsina State.

The accident occurred along Funtua-Zaria Road following a head-on collision between the victim’s vehicle (Toyota Camry) and a Volkswagen Sharon, around 12 noon last Saturday.

Spokesman of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Katsina Sector Command, Route Commander Ya’u Mohammed confirmed to DailySun that four of the victims – two men and two women – died on the spot while no fewer than eleven others were rushed to Funtua General Hospital for treatment.


A relative of the deceased persons, who pleaded anonymity, further said that they lost Rabe Sule Musawa, his wives (Aminatu and Zinatu), his son, grandson, brother’s wife (Umma Bello) and driver, Ghadafi Ibrahim Babawo.

It was also gathered that all the victims have been buried in Musawa according to Islamic rites with former majority leader of the House of Assembly, Dr. Lawal Musawa, a brother of Rabe; the Head of Administration, Musawa Local Government Council, and former chairman of the council, Tanimu Ismaila, among other dignitaries in attendance.