Monday, March 7, 2016 6:29 pm
The Deputy Governor of Yobe state, Alhaji Abubakar Aliyu, on a condolence visit today to Kano State Governor Umar Abdullahi Ganduje, had a narrow escape with death when his car was involved in an accident.
It happened at Dakatsalle town in Bebeji Local Government Area of Kano State.
A witness said that the incident occurred around 1 p.m. when a vehicle on high speed hit his official car.
According to the witness who preferred anonymity, Aliyu’s convoy had made a brief stop over at the town during which the incident happened.
He said that the driver of the private vehicle was trying to avoid a mad man who was loitering on the road.
“It was in the process of avoiding the lunatic that the driver of the vehicle lost control and hit the official car of the Deputy Governor.
The Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in the state, Mr Aminu Umar, confirmed the incident.
“The incident happened but it was a minor one because there was no loss of life and nobody sustained any injury.
“The Deputy Governor is now at the Government House, Kano, to condole Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje over the death of his mother.
Just yesterday, James Ocholi, junior minister of labour and employment died on the Kaduna Abuja road, along with his wife and son.