Rep Maitala, son, 2 others die in auto crash



(File copy of previous accident scene)

A member of the House of Representatives, Haruna Maitala (APC, Jos North/Bassa Constituency), his son Jafaru, a legislative aide and his driver were confirmed dead on Saturday.

A reliable source told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the and the three others died in a vehicle crash on Friday evening.

Mr Abdulkadir Abubakar, Senior Legislative Aide to the also confirmed that Maitala, along the others, was on his way to Jos Abuja when the accident occurred.

“I am not familiar the road but the accident occurred around Kwoi-Kafachan-Jos Road.

“He died alongside his son, his legislative aide and his driver.

corpses were deposited at Kwoi Hospital in the Jabba Local Government of Kaduna State.

“We are at the hospital preparing to take corpses to Jos for burial,” Abubakar told NAN.

A source close to the family also told NAN that the was on his way to Jos for his wedding slated to hold on Sunday. (NAN)