Missing UniAbuja female student died in accident – Family

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The family of a female 400-level student of the University of Abuja, Murjanatu Zubairu, who was declared missing on Friday, has confirmed her death.

An uncle to the deceased student, who is also a former Vice Chairman of Kwali Area Council, Alhaji Zubairu Jibrin Yewuti, confirmed the death of the missing student while speaking with our reporter through telephone on Monday night.

He said the family of the missing student called to inform him that after a series of intensive enquiries to ascertain the whereabouts of the missing student, it was later discovered that she died in a ghastly motor accident on Friday evening along Lugbe – Airport Road, Abuja.

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According to him, the corpse of the missing student was discovered at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital’s morgue in Gwagwalada during the family’s visit to the hospital mortuary.

He said, “The family of Murja called me in the afternoon and they confirmed that she died in an accident that occurred along the Lugbe – Airport Road last Friday. They visited the mortuary at the University of Abuja, Teaching Hospital, where her corpse was found.”

Yewuti said the family of the deceased student had engaged the services of some security agents from Kaduna State to track her location before the discovery of her corpse at the mortuary.

He said all arrangements had been concluded by the family of the deceased student to retrieve the corpse from the morgue today for burial.

The Lugbe Unit Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Commander Sunday Ajokotola, while speaking with our reporter through telephone on Monday, confirmed that ten people were involved in a ghastly motor accident, in which four including a female were burnt to death along Lugbe -Airport Road last Friday.

He said the lone accident, which involved a Toyota Sharon bus, happened around 8:34 pm near Dunamis Church along the Airport Road. He added that the bus, which was on high speed suddenly went up in flames and killed four persons including a female on the spot.

“Before our rescue team arrived at the scene, six people among the ten inside the bus that sustained burns were rescued by the Airforce personnel who were treated in their hospital. Our men arrived the scene and evacuated the four others including a female that got burnt beyond recognition to the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital’s morgue in Gwagwalada on that same Friday night,” he added.