Yobe State deputy governor in auto crash



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.

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

He said 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 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.

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Source: Premium Times