Taraba Governor Danbaba Suntai Brain-Damaged, Can't Recognize Visitors

Danbaba Suntai
By SaharaReporters, New York

Governor Danbaba Suntai of Taraba State, who was seriously injured when his plane crashed on October 25 in Yola, capital of Adamawa State, has suffered extensive brain damage and failed to recognize members of a presidential delegation that visited him at a hospital in Hanover, Germany, an authoritative source has told SaharaReporters.

A source close to a senior member of the delegation described the trip to see Mr. Suntai as highly secretive. SaharaReporters learnt that members of the delegation had officially traveled to Vatican City in Rome to witness the consecration of Archbishop John Onaiyekan as a Cardinal of the Catholic Church. After the ceremony in Italy, the delegation then made a quick detour to Germany to see the injured Mr. Suntai.

A trip put together by  Gladys Modupeola Quist-Adebiyi, a staff of the Protocol Department at the Presidency was led by Senate President, David Mark, the delegation included Governor Ibrahim Yakowa of Kaduna State, President Goodluck Jonathan’s chief of staff, Mike Oghiadomhe, also on the delegation was John Kennedy Opara, the secretary of the Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC) and the Chaplain of the Presidential Villa Chapel, Venerable Obioma Onwuzurumba.

Our source said members of the delegation were shocked to see Mr. Suntai in a vegetative state. “His condition was so bad that they could not publicly disclose his condition after they returned to Nigeria,” said the source.

SaharaReporters gathered that Mr. Suntai suffered brain damage in the crash of the small plane he was piloting. The crash happened a short distance from the Yola airport. Initial reports from eyewitnesses said Mr. Suntai had died, but it later emerged that he had survived the crash, albeit with critical injuries. He was transferred to the National Hospital in Abuja before being airlifted to Germany after President Jonathan had visited him and given a rosy picture of his condition. Four state officials traveling with Mr. Suntai in the crashed plane were treated in hospitals in Adamawa and later transferred to Germany for treatment after a public outcry.

Since Mr. Suntai’s airlift to Germany, officials of the Taraba State government have engaged in propaganda, claiming that the governor was making remarkable recovery. But our sources, including an official of the state government, admitted that Mr. Suntai’s mental faculty had deteriorated since the accident and that his memory was virtually impaired.

“It is possible that he suffered brain damage because there was some delay before he could be taken abroad,” said a state official.

Contacted by SaharaReporters, a Taraba-born political activist who is based in Abuja said he had also heard about the visit to the ailing governor by Senate President Mark's delegation. He wondered if Mr. Mark’s silence on Governor Suntai's health status signaled a scheme by President Jonathan to delay the swearing in of the deputy governor as the substantive governor.

“We all know how President Umaru Yar’Adua’s people continued to deceive Nigerians that the man was recovering well and how they even brought him back in a comatose state and declared that he was in control of Nigeria,” said the activist. He added: “I hope President Jonathan and the PDP are not planning a similar scenario whereby they will declare that Governor Suntai is in control – until they find a malleable successor who suits them.”

The activist stated that the Presidency should state the truth about the injured governor’s condition to enable the people of Taraba to move ahead with a new administration. “The fact that the people of Taraba have not heard from or seen the governor since the air crash on October 25 2012 means that the man is no longer fit to govern them,” he said.
 

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Most of Democratic Leaders are not deserved

Follow d villages and even cities u may find how difficulties they are encountered due to poor management of our leaders and showing lukewarm attitude toward the provision of social amenities for the progress of their subordinate,this cause all problem of insecurityand other niger delta terrorist,Boko haram and Ombatse we have to recover and pray for God intervention to intervene.Thanxs for all readers

You need Tramol (Tramadol)

All you who are wishing to die the Governor should know that their ordeal will be worse. Most muslims in Northern Nigeria do not under the meaning of Islam! They claim to practice true religion but are all Hypocrites, most of them can't read the Quoran. You just stay blinded by the Hausa and Fulani mallams who can't interprete the Quoran, who only recite and sing out the words in the Quoran and claim to be religious leaders. The blind cannot lead the blind. Go back to study and stop misguiding ignorant muslims. All these make me consider converting to a Christian. Why is that today countries who suffer war and security challenges most are muslim.

you are wrong

Islam doesn't ask you to pray for the death of others. Capt. Danbaba Suntai does not hate Islam he loves muslims, his wife is even a muslim. I remember and he didn't divource her. He even helped our mallam construct the mosque where where we now hold our Jumat prayers. May Allah forgive you for this your unsimpathetic prayer. You claim to love Allah but it is just Hypocrisy. Islam is peace do not radicalise Islam.

MAY ALMIGHTY KILL MR SUNTAI

Every christian that hate islam god will show him/she that he is the leader of all mankind, and he promise to protect his religeous, insha allah.

Governor Danbaba Suntai's State of health!!

Governor Danbaba Suntai of Taraba State - What about his state of health now?

Am happy to see Mr. Sutai's

Am happy to see Mr. Sutai's picture on the net on the 1st day of the year recupreting, but the picture is not enough, please SR investigate this and enlighten the good People of Taraba about the true health state of their Governor. The picture to me, is not real and secondly, the picture does not give us chance to access the mental status of the Governor. I advice the people that sent that pic to post a video of the Governor Addressing his people atlest thank them for their prayers. We are waiting to see his Excellency's Video addressing us on his Improvement and atlest thank many people that prayed for him and advice others that wanted him dead.

Danbaba suntai plane crash

Mr. Abubakar, you are a disgrace to the peace loving muslims of this country. I am a christian but i've lived all my life amongst the muslims and i know them to be peaceful people. Where did you get your islamic education? How can you claim to be a muslim and yet celebrate over your fellow human beings ill conditio? Do you know how your end will come? Haba malam!

u better said d truth.

u better said d truth.

Governor dan baba suntai

It's well wit my governor, dan baba suntai in Jesus name Amen....

Zidon

if u are commenting on issue tray to get facts before u write becos islam is not BOKO haram is peace. If u want to know de real bokn haram ask de secuirity may be ur ans. will be u and ur people and dey would comfirm to u though ur sense of thinking

SUNTAI. DE. TRAITOR

WE WISH TO STATE THAT MR SUNTAI HAS HIS WAYS WITH GOD AND AS SUCH HE HAS FOUND MERCY. GOD JUST BLESSED HIM WITH TWINS ( BOY AND GIRL) AND GOD HAS EQUALLY GRANTED HIM DIVINE HEALING.THAT HE CAN NOW RECOGNIZE PEOPLE, TALK ON THE PHONE.BUT WE CAN NOT CONFIRM IF HE CAN STAND. BUT OUR ISSUE NOW IS CAN DANBABA CHANGE??? FROM WICKEDNESS, LOOTING AND TREACHERY. WILL HE GO BEG HIS POLITICAL MENTOR FOR FORGIVENESS. NOT JUST H.E REV JOLLY T. NYAME,HON ANDO OBADIAH, HON DANLADI BAIDO.THIS ARE PEOPLE HE RODE ON THERE BACK TO GOVT HOUSE. TODAY HE FOUGHT ALL. YOU HIS ADVISERS PLS TELL HIM THE TRUTH .,

he will come back heal and hearthy

deu to the hatred u guyz have for ds governor just wait and see he will be back heal and hearthy, bet me, i am muhammed a muslem from calabar, may the almighty give him good health, amen

Who is engaging in propaganda

Who is engaging in propaganda here?
I visited Mr. Suntai myself, he is neither on life support nor is he in a "vegetative" state.
He is recovering well.

hello all

If Danbaba have plane crash or not he must die like wise every human being on earth so why are you bordering your self, and nobody will live forever. Please let's love one another.

Suntai

Suntai

U are Very very foolish

Zidon Bachama U are comments contains too much of foolishness, and very soon U most regret your foolishness. Idiot of your..!!!

Gov. Suntai do not hate islam

Gov. Suntai do not hate islam but with what islam group Boko Haram are doing who will love islam God for bid and if Boko haram are strong try this nonsense in Numan and see if any islam will remain in Yola again

Stop what u are doing

As long as u are a human, lve on earth, 1 prblm o d other can fnd ur way. wat hppn t Danbaba can also hppn t any bdy.

Dan Baba Suntai and his failure.

I once call upon leadership of this country, that one day we most die, this is a priminary stage which can lead to death, Dan Baba Suntai, who laugh last laugh the best, are you the one laugh last or the people of Taraba state under your care, God knows the best, its a deterement to others.

U need to be wise!

All of us are nigerians, lets eliminate all the religious and tribal variation amng us and pray for our blved 9ja. With these xchange of bad words nothing would be achieved but faction! Also suntai's life should be a lesson to all nigerians not for the governors or stakeholders! Lets respect each other, live in peace and harmony for a better tomorrow so that our unborne children could enjoy the resource of their fatherland! Long live Nigeria!!!

Wow!

This is indeed way that the Almighty God use to caught the evildoer among men. He will live in this particular world, but he will not even recognize his wife, talkless of contributing in demolishing the religion of Islam and the Muslims.

This is lesson upon his team!!!

Danbaba Suntai Brain Damage

He showed traits of arrogancy.How I wish God could spare him this time.Then he will repent and respect professionals views.

Re governor danbaba Suntai

I am usually disgusted at the kind of comments usually posted by people. Governor Dan baba May have used tax payers money to buy himself a jet with which he criss crossed the length and breadth of the state, he may also have used the the same source to build churches as proclaimed by some one. Come to think of it for all these is it worth wishing somebody dead ? Let us prayer for his speedy recovery perhaps the spirit of the Almighty will henceforth direct his reasoning .

Appreciation to God.

Dear, God is everything. And HE is able to do more than we can imagine, HE raise the death, give sight to the blind and heal the sick. Christ is in all and Christ is for all. May the God of peace who raise Jesus Christ from death, heal my Governor pharm Danbaba Suntai. Thank you.

God is in control

All of you who are wishing bad for your fellow human being should be very careful. The bible taught us to love our neigbours as we love ourselves. Me and you are neigbours, wishing dead for Gov. Suntai is same as wishing dead for yourselves. So i wish you all what you wish for Gov DD Suntai in JESUS name. Amen. May God do his will on Gov Suntai. God knows what is best

call back

Hmmm danbaba you has set a call back for senator aisha and tutare just bcos you hate islam and almihty ALLAH has call you back tooo hahahahaha let it be lesson to those people that don't like islam progress..

God

May God save him so that he will know that all power belong to God alone.

PLANE CRASH

We do not pray for their planes to crash. But that is actually way out of these bad roads. May be if their planes continue to crash, they will re visit the repairs of our roads as these thieves will be forced to go on roads .I sympathize with his family not him. Where was he going with plane?.

Danbaba

Fellow Christian or not the man is an executive criminal that looted the treasury of his state. Let that brain damage transform into madness Amen

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