A former Speaker of the Gombe State House of Assembly, Nasiru Abubakar Nono, has been confirmed dead in an auto crash.
The former lawmaker died alongside a former House of Assembly member, Hon. Haruna Fada on Thursday in the auto crash along the Abuja-Keffi Expressway.
According to Buba Shanu, the state former Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, who confirmed the news, the late Speaker, Nono was travelling with a former House of Assembly member, Hon. Haruna Fada, when the accident occurred on Thursday.
He, however, said Fada survived the crash and was currently receiving medical treatment.
“He (Nono), died in a motor accident along the Abuja-Keffi Expressway. He was travelling with Hon. Haruna Usman Fada, former House of Assembly member who survived and is currently receiving treatment,” Shanu said.