Yobe State Commissioner for Youths, Sports and Social Development, Goni Bukar Lawan has died in a fatal accident in Dambam local government area of Bauchi towards Potiskum road.
- The crash occurred Tuesday night
- Hon. Lawan died in a fatal accident in the Dambam local government area of Bauchi towards Potiskum road
- The late commissioner was evacuated to the Dambam General Hospital for treatment and confirmation.
The crash occurred Tuesday night, involving the Yobe Commissioner and one other in the vehicle. The Federal Road Safety Corp (FRSC) Sector Commander in Bauchi State, Mr Yusuf Abdullahi confirmed the incident in a statement on Wednesday.
According to him, the fatal crash occurred adjacent to A.Y. Dagauda Fueling Station at Dagauda Village, along Dambam – Potiskum in Dambam LGA of Bauchi state.
[quotation name=’Mr Yusuf Abdullahi’]It was a lone fatal crash that happened on Tuesday at about 6.15 pm and immediately we were informed, our men rushed to the scene within 12 minutes for a rescue operation.
“The incident happened along Dambam – Potiskum road, adjacent to A.Y. Dagauda Fueling Station at Dagauda Village, along Kum in Dambam local government area of Bauchi state, involving a government vehicle, a Lexus Jeep – GX 470 – with registration number: 11A01YB.
“The vehicle was driven by Hon. Goni Bukar Lawn and he was with one other male adult when the crash happened. The other person sustained some injuries. The crash was caused by a Speed Violation which led to a loss of control.[/quotation]
This online newspaper, theGazetteNGR gathered that the personnel of the Motor Transport Division of the Nigeria Police Force, of the Dambam Divisional Headquarters, evacuated the victims to the Dambam General Hospital for treatment and confirmation.