At least 22 secondary school students died yesterday in a road accident in Gaya Local Government Area of Kano State, police have said.
The state police command confirmed the accident, saying its operatives were at the scene trying to â€œcalm the situation.â€
The accident, which occurred at about 11a.m., involved a truck and a bus conveying the students from Misau Local Government Area, Bauchi.
The students were going on an excursion at a radio station.
A witness, Tella Maiunguwa, according to Premium Times, said the bus collided with the truck as both were trying to avoid a pothole at Samia Uku village.
Maiunguwa said the accident occurred close to Maitama Sule College by Dudduru.
Musa Majiya, the police spokesman said the police was â€taking care of the situation.â€