Thursday, 2 April 2015
25 people dead, others injured while celebrating Buhari’s victory
According to reports, 4 of the victims died in Kano, 17 in Abuja, one in Benue while three died in Kontagora, Niger state. Many of the victims in Kano were crushed to death as car owners staged a car racing competition after Buhari's victory was announced. One of the victims, a staff of Etisalat was crushed to death along the Uku end of Zaria road in Kano.
In Makurdi, most of the youths besieged the road in Wadata and North Bank area where they engaged in acrobatic displays with their motorcycles. One of them died in the process while two sustained injuries.