Three politicians on Tuesday, February 9, 2021 died in a car accident while on Governor Babagana Zulum’s convoy.
The Borno state governor and other members of the All Progressives Congress, APC were returning from Mafa, the governor’s hometown when the politicians met their untimely death.
The politicians, including former governor of the state, Senator Kashim Shettima, APC’s caretaker chairman, Speaker of Borno State House of Assembly and other party faithful’s had arrived Mafa in Zulum’s motorcade for revalidation of his party membership in his local ward of Lamisula.
Reports say politicians who were driving in one of the pilot jeeps, died after the vehicle lost a tire, swerved off the road and began to somersault. Among the deceased is the Chief of Kanuri people in Lagos, Mai Masa Mohammed.
The governor was also reportedly among those who transported corpse of the late chieftain to his family compound in Bulumkutu area of Maiduguri where he is being prepared for burial later today.