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Yobe deputy governor in auto crash

07 March 2016, 14:52

Yobe - The deputy governor of Yobe state, Abubakar Ali, was on Monday involved in an auto accident along the Kaduna- Kano expressway.

The incident was said to have occurred in Daka-Tsalle town, along the expressway.

The SUV he was travelling in had a head-on collision with a Toyota Avensis vehicle but the deputy governor’s vehicle did not somersault.The Toyota car was badly damaged and some of its occupants injured according to an eyewitness.

Also read: How Minister Ocholi and family died in gory crash

The accident was said to have occurred around 9:30 am.

The deputy governor’s convoy later continued its trip to Kano.

The accident happened a day after the Minister of State for Labour, James Ocholi, his wife and son died in a crash along the Kaduna-Abuja expressway.

A source at the Government House in Damaturu said that the accident occurred as the deputy governor travelled to Kano for a condolence visit to the Kano State governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, who lost his mother on Friday.

Source: Premium Times

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