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JUST IN: Fire guts Wikki Tourists FC bus in Jos

Players and officials of Wikki Tourists have been involved in a road accident in along Kibo road, Jos while on their way to Uyo in Akwa Ibom state.

They were on their way to honour the NPFL match day 11 against Dakkada FC before fire guts their bus in an accident that claimed no lives but players and club officials lost valuable items.

Patrick Paschal, Bauchi FA chairman, while speaing to TheCable confirmed the incident on Thursday.

“It is true that the Wikki Tourists bus was involved in an accident, caught fire and burnt,” Paschal told TheCable.

“One of the back tyres came off in motion and the rim and silencer ignited the fire on the road due to the contact.

“Despite the bus catching fire, no life was lost, no one was injured and the players, as well as officials, are all safe.

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“It is just bags belonging to some of the players that were unable to be retrieved.

The Bauchi-based club side currently sits at 10th position on the NPFL table with 13 points.

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