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Missing UniAbuja female student burnt to death in auto crash âxx Family (Photos)



The family of a 400-level student of the University of Abuja, Murjanatu Zubairu, who was declared missing has confirmed her death.

LIB reported that Zubairu, a student of the Department of Arts Education in the university’s Faculty of Education, left home for school on Friday, April 26, 2024, and never returned home.

An uncle to the deceased student, who is also a former Vice Chairman of Kwali Area Council, Alhaji Zubairu Jibrin Yewuti, confirmed the defea aeath of the missing student while speaking with Daily Trust on Monday night, April 29.

He said the family of the missing student called to inform him that after a series of intensive enquiries to ascertain the whereabouts of the missing student, it was later discovered that she died in a ghastly motor accident on Friday evening along Lugbe – Airport Road, Abuja.

According to him, the corpse of the missing student was discovered at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital’s morgue in Gwagwalada during the family’s visit to the hospital mortuary.

“The family of Murja called me in the afternoon and they confirmed that she died in an accident that occurred along the Lugbe – Airport Road last Friday. They visited the mortuary at the University of Abuja, Teaching Hospital, where her corpse was found,” he said.

Yewuti said the family of the deceased student had engaged the services of some security agents from Kaduna State to track her location before the discovery of her corpse at the mortuary.

He said all arrangements had been concluded by the family of the deceased student to retrieve the corpse from the morgue today for burial.

The Lugbe Unit Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Commander Sunday Ajokotola, while speaking with our reporter through telephone on Monday, confirmed that ten people were involved in a ghastly motor accident, in which four including a female were burnt to death along Lugbe -Airport Road last Friday

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He said the lone accident, which involved a Toyota Sharon bus, happened around 8:34 pm near Dunamis Church along the Airport Road. He added that the bus, which was on high speed suddenly went up in flames and killed four persons including a female on the spot.

“Before our rescue team arrived at the scene, six people among the ten inside the bus that sustained burns were rescued by the Airforce personnel who were treated in their hospital. Our men arrived the scene and evacuated the four others including a female that got burnt beyond recognition to the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital’s morgue in Gwagwalada on that same Friday night,” he added.

Graphic videos and photos posted by commuters show the burning vehicle and charred remains of the victims.

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