The Yobe State Commissioner for Youth, Sports, Social, and Community Development, Goni Bukar Lawan, has died in a motor accident along Damaturu-Kano Highway.
Lawan was said to have attended the funeral of his friend, the Director of Finance and Supply of the Upstream of the NNPC, Hassan Gambo, on Tuesday afternoon in Damaturu before embarking on an official trip to Kano where he was involved in the accident near Dambam a community in Bauchi State.
It was gathered that Lawan who was the former member House of Representatives, representing Bursari, Geidam, and Yunusari federal constituency died on Tuesday evening.
“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.”
He said 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.
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