The Nasarawa State House of Assembly reported that a boat accident occurred on August 20th, resulting in the unfortunate loss of 12 lives at River Kogi, Kungra Kamfani, located in the Arikiya electoral ward of Lafia Local Government Area in the State.

During an emergency session on Thursday in Lafia, Speaker of the House Alhaji Ibrahim Abdullahi conveyed his condolences.

He expressed sorrow for the unfortunate incident and extended sympathies to the State, Lafia Local Governments, and the grieving families.

The incident involved a boat mishap in Arikiya, Lafia LGA, resulting in the loss of 12 lives out of 19 on board.

The House acknowledged the tragedy and called on the affected families, people of Lafia LGA, and the State government to find strength in the face of this loss.

The Speaker, along with the House members and staff, shared their condolences and offered prayers for the departed.

A moment of silence was also observed in honor of those who lost their lives.

By Chinedu

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