Taraba state acting Governor involved in fatal road accident

The Taraba state acting Governor, Alhaji Garba Umar, on Monday was involved in a road accident along the Gombe/Bauchi Road.

News adUmar was said to be on his way to pay a condolence visit to Governor Isa Yuguda of Bauchi State over the death of his sister last week when the accident occurred.

According to report, some vehicles in Umar’s convoy collided with others on the convoy of the Emir of Bauchi, Alhaji Suleiman Rilwanu Adamu, at about 11.32 am at Shafuri village in Bauchi.

Umar escaped unhurt even as two people sustained injuries while about seven escort vehicles were destroyed.

His Chief Press Secretary (CPS), Kefas Sule, who confirmed the accident however told reporters that the accident was not a fatal one and the acting governor and everybody on the entourage survived.

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