The Deputy Governor of Yobe State, Alhaji Abubakar Ali, was involved in a car crash this morning along the Kaduna-Kano Expressway.
The Deputy governor was said to have had a head-on collision with a Toyota Avensis. Although the Deputy Governor left the accident scene unhurt, according to eyewitness at the scene the Toyota Avensis somersaulted and was badly damaged. The deputy governor's convoy later continued its trip to Kano.
According source close to Government House in Damaturu said that the accident occurred as Mr. Ali travelled to Kano for a condolence visit to the Kano State governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, who lost his mother on Friday.