Twenty eight people have died following a boat mishap which happened on in a village between Zumba in Shiroro local government and Tija village in munya local government area of Niger State.

The boat which was carrying one hundred persons hit a stump of tree fifty metres to their destination.

The Director General of the Niger State Emergency Management Agency,Alhaji Ahmed Ibrahim Nga who confirmed the incident explained that sixty five people survived while seven are still missing.

He said the incident happened around 6pm on Saturday.



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