Plateau Rep Maitala, son, 2 others die in auto crash

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

A reliable source said the lawmaker and the three died a vehicle crash on Friday evening.

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

“I am familiar with the but the accident occurred around Kwoi-Kafachan-Jos .

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

“Their corpses were deposited at Kwoi Hospital the Jabba Local of State.

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

A source close to the family also told NAN the lawmaker was on his way to Jos for his slated to hold on Sunday.