A member of the House of Representatives representing Bassa/Jos North Federal Constituency of Plateau State, Haruna Maitala and three others have died in an accident.
Haruna was said to be travelling on Friday, April 2, from Abuja to Jos, to attend his son’s wedding, slated to hold today, April 3. He was travelling alongside one of his sons, Jafaru Maitala, and an aide when the car ran into a pothole, veered off the road, and hit hard on a tree.
The accident occurred at Barde, close to Keffi in Nasarawa State.
Unfortunately all three occupants, his son Jafaru, an aide, and the driver passed away in the accident.
Report from The Tribune, has it that the lawmaker and his son, who was a student of University of Abuja, died on the spot while a policeman attached to him, Danladi Wase and the driver of the vehicle, whose name could not be confirmed, later died at Kwoi General hospital.
May their souls rest in peace.