Family of 7 dies in auto crash

…Man, 2 wives, son, grandson, brother’s wife, driver perish

From Andy Asemota, Katsina
GRIEF filled the air in Mu­sawa town, in Musawa Local Government Area of Katsina State at the weekend follow­ing a fatal road crash which claimed the lives of seven members of a family.
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 on Saturday.
Spokesman of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Katsina Sector Command, Route Commander Ya’u Mo­hammed confirmed to Daily Sun yesterday 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 told Daily Sun 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.



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