Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has expressed grief over the death of five students who lost their lives.
Ganduje spoke through his Chief Press Secretary, Abba Anwar, in a statement on Thursday.
He said: “We were shocked over the death of our children, the five students who died in an auto crash on their way to Katsina state for zonal students’ meeting.
“The information was sad and tormenting, we learnt that they died around Bichi local government area. They are Abubakar Sulaiman, Tahir A. Dalhatu, Maryam Abdullahi, A’isha Wada-Abdulsalam and Usman Abubakar-Abubakar.
“The first four were from Sa’adatu Rimi College of Education, Kumbotso, while the fifth person was from the Federal College of Education, Kano,” he said.