Northern Governors Forum distressed over Ngaski boat accident



 The Northern Governor’s Forum has expressed distress over the boat accident Ngaski of Kebbi state, where many lives were lost, describing it as tragic.

The chairman of the forum and governor of Plateau, Mr. Simon Lalong, expressed sadness over the in a statement by his Director of Press and Public Affairs, Dr. Makut Macham, on in Jos.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the boat was overloaded to it capsizing.

He said the is unfortunate as it happened when the victims were going about their daily activities to earn a living, explaining that the boat was conveying passengers from Loko in Niger State to a market in Kebbi State.

Lalong urged relevant authorities to improve on supervision and more vigorous of inland water transportation in the country, to forestall a similar from re-occurring.

The governor prayed to God to grant the families of those affected by the boat mishap, the fortitude to bear the loss. (NAN)