By; KABIR WURMA, Birnin Kebbi.
Six female passengers traveling in a canoe to Bandan -Tindifa -Bendu River in Suru Local Government Area of Kebbi State were on Tuesday drowned.
A statement from the office of Chief Press Secretary, CPS to Governor Abubakar Bagudu, indicated that the deceased were on their way to a rice farm to process the harvest when the incident happened
The statement further stated that five out of six female bodies were recovered while search has been intensified to recover the remaining one.
The deceased are; Hadiza Garba, 15, Lauratu Mohammed, 13, Adama Musa, 15, Firdausi Garba, 13, Maryam Abdullahi, 13 and Suwaiba Abdullahi 10.
They have since been buried according to Islamic injunctions.