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Two Dead As Sokoto Deputy Governor’s Convoy Crashes

Chukwuani Victoria

Two persons have been reported dead following the auto crash of the convoy of Sokoto State Deputy Governor, Idris Mohammed Gobir yesterday evening.

The accident which occurred on Wednesday evening in the state with victims includes a policeman attached to the police vehicle and a photographer, who was attached to the Deputy Governor’s office.

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A source told Newsmen that the photographer was in the police vehicle with the policeman when the incident occurred claiming their lives.

The state governor, Ahmed Aliyu Sokoto alongside the Deputy Governor were returning from Sabon Birni to Sokoto, the state capital after an official engagement when the incident occurred

Police Spokesman in the State, ASP Ahmed Rufa’i, confirmed that the incident involved a pilot vehicle on the Deputy Governor convoy.

“The incident involves a pilot vehicle on the convoy of the Deputy Governor and the driver of the vehicle who is a police officer was confirmed dead together with one person, a photographer in the convoy.

“The injured are already receiving treatment at the Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital here in Sokoto,”

he said.

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