Five people were confirmed dead, while five others sustained varying degrees of injury in an accident that occured on Wednesday on Rimin Gata road.
Muhammad attributed the course of the accident, which involved 10 people, to speeding.
He noted that the five people were rescued.
“We received a rescue call from Rimin Gata Ungogo Local Government at about 7.18a.m through Malam Usman Aminu Iguda.
“On receiving information, we quickly dispatched our personnel and vehicles to the scene of the incident to rescue the victims.
“The victims were evacuated to Murtala Muhammad Specialist Hospital where five people were confirmed dead, while the other five are receiving treatment,” he said.