Two Zamfara Gov’s security details killed


Two policemen attached to Zamfara State Governor, Alhaji Bello Matawalle, have died in a ghostly auto crash.

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The deceased are: Inspector Aminu Usman and Sgt. Nura Mohammed, according to a statement released by Matawalle Yusuf Idris, the Director-General on Press Affairs to the governor.

Idris shared insight into the road crash saying it occurred along Funtua/Gusau road around 6pm on Thursday on their way to Zamfara with the governor from Abuja.

He said, “The two policemen were among the seven persons left behind to oversee the repairs of the broken down vehicle before coming to Gusau.

“About two hours later, however, the sad news was brought to the governor that those left behind were involved in the crash while driving in a heavy downpour and that the two policemen had died.

“Amidst tears, the governor directed the evacuation of the wounded persons from Funtua General Hospital where they were receiving treatment to a referral hospital for better care under the supervision of the governor’s personal physician. The Doctor was also directed to update the governor on the progress of the treatment.”

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