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    President Buhari mourns death of Bank of north former chairman

    President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the passing away of Alhaji Muhammad Lugga who was the former chairman of the Bank of North.

    This was contained in a series of tweets by the senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity, Garba Shehu on Wednesday, February 14.

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    The president recalled that Lugga revived the bank which was on the verge of collapse due to poor management.

    The president also sent his condolence to Bauchi state government following the death of 21 students in an accident.

    See the tweets below: had reported that at least 28 people made up of teachers and students of the Command Junior Secondary school, Misau, Bauchi state, were on Tuesday, February 13, crushed to death by a trailer in a fatal road accident in Gaya local government area of Kano state.

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    Daily Independent reports that those involved included three teachers and 25 students and that they were in a commercial Toyota vehicle travelling to Gidan Dan Hausa in Kano state for an excursion to one of the FM stations when they had a head-on collision with the trailer.

    It was learnt that the vehicles conveying the students and their teachers was trying to avoid a pot hole at Tsamiya Uku village near Gaya Kano state following which it ran into the articulated vehicle.

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