09.11.2021 news Passengers Fear Bandits as Overturned Tanker Halt Traffic on Kaduna-Jos Expressway

Published 9th Nov, 2021

By Gabriel Ogunjobi

Many travellers are stuck in the Hawankibo area of Plateau State after a fuel-loaded tanker overturned on the highway, FIJ can report.

The single lane, which extends from Antang village to Jos, the capital of Plateau State, is said to be prone to bandit raids.

“This road is not safe at all; I hate to be here,” one of the stranded passengers lamented. “I have come to pay ransom twice on this road.”

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Residents of the area are seen risking their lives to scoop fuel flowing out of the tanker.

However, officers of the Nigeria Police and Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) are at the location to salvage the situation.

Published 9th Nov, 2021

By Gabriel Ogunjobi


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