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Katsina state gov escapes death in auto crash

Mashi (Katsina State) – The Katsina State Governor, Alhaji Ibrahim Shema escaped death, Tuesday when his motorcade was involved in an accident on Katsina-Daura Road.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the incident occurred at about 9.30 am in Zakalia Village in Mashi Local Government Area of the state when a commercial bus collided with the governor’s car.

However, his Aide-de-Camp, Aminu Ibrahim died in the accident, according to the state Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Alhaji Habu Dauda.   

It was gathered that Gov. Shema was on his way to Daura to receive President Goodluck Jonathan who was expected to pay a courtesy call on the Emir of Daura, when the accident occurred.

The governor was reported to have continued with the journey in one of the security vehicles in his convoy.


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