Top leaders of the 9th Senate have arrived Kebbi state for a condolence visit to the Governor of Kebbi state and the people of Yawuri over the recent boat tragedy that claimed several lives.
The delegation of the Senators led by the former Governor of Kebbi State and Senate Committee Chairman on Works, Adamu Aliero were on arrival received by the state governor, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu.
The powerful Senate delegation included Senate Majority leader, Yahaya Abdullahi, Chief Whip of the Senate and former Governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu; Deputy Chief Whip of the Senate, Sabi Abdullahi; Vice Chairman at Aviation Committee, Bala Na’Allah; Member representing
Ekiti North Senatorial district, Olubunmi Adetumbi:
Reports had it that more than 50 people have died and dozens are still missing after an overloaded boat capsized in Yawuri, Kebbi state on Wednesday.
There were at least 150 passengers on board, most of whom are from Kebbi State and are believed to be traders.