A member representing Plateau Jos North/Bassa constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon. Haruna Maitala, has died in a fatal car accident.
Mr Abdulkadir Abubakar, senior legislative aide to the lawmaker, confirmed that Maitala his son, Jafaru, the driver, and one other person died in the accident.
Abubakar said the lawmaker, along with the others, were on their way to Jos from Abuja when the accident occurred on Friday night.
“I am not familiar with the road but the accident occurred around Kwoi-Kafachan-Jos Road.
“He died alongside his son, his legislative aide and his driver. Yheir corpses were deposited at Kwoi General Hospital in the Jabba Local Government of Kaduna State.
“We are at the hospital preparing to take their corpses to Jos for burial,” Abubakar told NAN.
A source close to the family also told NAN that the lawmaker was on his way to Jos for his wedding slated to hold on Sunday.
Meanwhile, the National Publicity Secretary of Afenifere, Yinka Odumakin has also died this morning at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital.