Three male security aides of Nasarawa State Governor, Tanko al-Makura, have died in an autocrash involving his convoy.
It was learnt that the crash occurred on Sunday evening at Kurudu-Dogon Dutse at Kilometre 10 on Nasarawa-Toto Road around 4.30p.m Nigerian time as the governor’s convoy was heading to Abuja.
An unmarked Toyota Hilux van in the convoy collided with a MAN Diesel truck XE384NSR.
Three people died in the Hilux van while a fourth person was seriously injured.
Two others also sustained slight injuries.
The dead and injured were taken to Keffi Medical Centre while the convoy continued to Abuja.
The Federal Road Safety Commission confirmed the crash in an SMS to PUNCH. It blamed the incident on speed violation.