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Yobe State Sports Commissioner Dies In Fatal Auto Crash

Yobe State Sports Commissioner Dies In Fatal Auto Crash

Yobe State Sports Commissioner Dies In Fatal Auto Crash

Yobe State Sports Commissioner Dies In Fatal Auto Crash

 Goni Bukar Lawan, the Yobe State Commissioner for Youth and Sports, died in a deadly collision. Former House of Representatives member Lawan was reportedly killed on Tuesday night while traveling to Kano State in a single fatal car accident.

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The event was reported to our correspondent on Wednesday by the Federal Road Safety Corps in Bauchi State.

Yusuf Abdullahi, the state’s FRSC Sector Commander, reported that the event took place on Tuesday at around 6.15 p.m.

He added that the fatal crash occurred adjacent to A.Y. Dagauda Fueling Station at Dagauda Village, along Dambam – Potiskum in Dambam local government area of Bauchi state.

Yobe State Sports Commissioner Dies In Fatal Auto Crash

According to him, when the FRSC was informed of the crash, personnel from the Dambam Station office rushed to the scene within 12 minutes for a rescue operation.

Abdullahi said, “The lone fatal crash happened on Tuesday at about 6.15 pm and immediately we were informed, our men rushed to the scene within 12 minutes for a rescue operation.

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“The incident happened along Dambam – Potiskum road, adjacent to A.Y. Dagauda Fueling Station at Dagauda Village, along Kum in Dambam local government area of Bauchi state.

“It involved a government vehicle, a Lexus Jeep – GX 470 – with registration number: 11A01YB.

Yobe State Sports Commissioner Dies In Fatal Auto Crash

“The vehicle was driven by Hon. Goni Bukar Lawn 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.”

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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.

He added that the vehicle had been cleared off the road, and there was a free traffic flow along the area.


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