Cable is reporting that the convoy of Borno state governor Kashim
Shettima was involved in a road crash on Friday, March 10. According to
the report, the crash led to the death of Shettima’s senior special
assistant on protocol Farouk Farouk. The accident occurred along the
Abuja Kaduna expressway, a source said. A driver, who sustained injuries
in the accident, has reportedly been taken to the hospital.
could be immediately confirmed the governor was on his way to welcome
the president who returned to the country after around 49 days on
vacation in London, United Kingdom. Isa Gusau, spokesman of the
governor, could not be reached for comments as his mobile telephone was
out of reach. Shettima was not among the governors who were with Buhari
at the presidential villa in Abuja.