Drunk Driver Crushes Three Sisters To Death In Nasarawa

A family member, Saidu Alhassan, while narrating the incident to City & Crime, said the incident happened on Friday 4pm.

The family of Suleiman Ozakwo from Anguwar Baiyi in Toto LGA of Nasarawa State was plunged into mourning when a drunk driver, identified as Ya Zakari, driving a Toyota Corolla, struck and killed three of their daughters.

A family member, Saidu Alhassan, while narrating the incident to City & Crime, said the incident happened on Friday 4pm.

He explained that the three teenage sisters, Nusaiba, Maryam and Rumaisa, were crushed after they left their home as usual to pay Sallah visit to their uncle’s wife a few metres from the ohinoyi’s palace.

He said, “They were walking on the shoulder of the road while coming back from their uncle’s place when a drunk man on speed ran into them with his car, killing them on the spot.”

He further said that the suspect was apprehended and taken to the police station, but that later a mob asked the police for the vehicle he drove which they set ablaze.



The father of the deceased children, Suleiman Ozakwo, who also spoke with our reporter, described their death as untimely, even as he said he could not challenge God for the tragedy and asked people to join in praying for the souls of his daughters to continue to rest in peace.

When City & Crime visited the police station, a police officer who preferred anonymity, said, “The man was arrested as he was drunk when he crashed his car into the three teenage girls and killed them on the spot. He will be arraigned in court on Monday.”