Former House of Reps Deputy Speaker loses seven family members to road accident


Former Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Babangida Nguroje, has lost two of his sisters, Zainab and Hajiya Hadiza, with her husband and their four kids, to a road accident.

According to SaharaReporters, the accident occured along Akwanga-Keffi Road around 8pm on Saturday night with the car going up in flames.

The deceased were said to be travelling from Yola to Abuja.

Meanwhile, President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with Nguroje over the loss.

Buhari in a statement signed by his spokesperson, Garba Shehu, said, “I am lost for words to describe such multiple deaths in a single car accident in which family members perished.

“I received the news of this tragedy with deep shock and grief, and wish to express my heartfelt sympathy and solidarity with you at this trying and painful moment.”

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