Bauchi Governor, Mohammed Abubakar has mourned the death of some teachers and students of a state-owned school.
The incident occurred on Tuesday afternoon.
Abubakar in a condolence message issued by Shamsuddeen Lukman Abubakar, his Special Assistant Communications beseeched God to repose the souls of th deceased.
The governor said: “Today is a tragic one as we lost about 23 of our best young minds, students and teachers of Command Junior Secondary school, Misau who were returning from an excursion journey from Kano state.
“May Allah Almighty grant them Jannatul Firdaus and comfort their families.
“It is not good for a society to bury its young, worse still, when they go in search of knowledge.
“I offer my condolences to all affected and the people of Bauchi State.”