Another Nigerian lawmaker dies from road accident

Hon Haruna Maitala, a member of the House of Representatives, representing the Jos North/Bassa Federal Constituency, is dead.

The lawmaker reportedly died in a road accident along Bade-Gitata road Friday night on his way to Jos.

It was gathered that Haruna Maitala died alongside his son, driver and security aide.

This is coming barely a month after another lawmaker, Yuguda Killa from Jigawa State, passed on.

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Road accident deaths have become common among very important personalities in the North and lawmakers tend to be on a higher rate.

It is still difficult to know the reason for that trend, some people have attributed it to better road in the North which makes drivers there the temptation to always go on high speed.

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