Former Bauchi Health Commissioner Dies In Fatal Car Crash (Photo)




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A former of in Bauchi state has died in a fatal road accident at age of 46.

According Punch, victim, Dr. Zuwaira Hassan, was also Head of Department, Community Medicine, College of Medicine, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital, Bauchi before her sad death.

crash occurred Monday morning at Zaranda village, about 36 kilometers away from Bauchi metropolis.

Details of the crash were still sketchy as of the time of filing this report.

The funeral prayers will hold at 1.30 pm at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital Central Monday.

This will be followed by the burial at the Muslim burial ground along Gombe Road in accordance Islamic rites.

A younger brother the deceased, Garkwu Adamu, the Public Officer, Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, Bauchi State Command, confirmed the incident Punch in a telephone interview said the news of the death was shocking and devastating.

He said: “Yes, it is true, she died this morning in an accident at Zaranda village her way to Bauchi from Jos, State.

“They were three driving in the vehicle when the incident happened. It is a really sad and tragic incident you will just wake up someone and the next moment, same person is gone, it is really sad.

“She was really hard working and dedicated to her work. We will really miss her a lot.”

When contacted, the Sector Commander, Federal Corps, Yusuf Abdullahi, said he was yet to get details of the crash.

She left behind a husband and three children.

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