Walewale: One Student Dead, Five Seriously Injured In Tricycle Accident

An accident involving some students of Walewale Vocational Technical School has claimed the life of one person.

The student, Osman Mukarima who until her demise was the Girls Prefect of the school died in the accident.

The students, six in number were on board a tricycle a popular means of transportation in the three Northern regions when it was involved in the fatal accident.

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According to an eyewitness, the students had accompanied Osman Mukarima to her father’s farm at a nearby community called Gaa-gbini to harvest maize.

The source added that the students were returning to school from the farm when the tricycle tilted and fell after it failed to successfully initiate a curve.

Five other students who sustained various degrees of injuries are currently responding to treatment at the Walewale District Hospital.

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School authorities have so far refused to comment on the issue.

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